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  1. Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon gets a hit off Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Carlos Contreras to drive in a run in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Cincinnati. Washington won 4-2. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

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    Washington Nationals relief pitcher Rafael Soriano (29) congratulates first baseman Adam LaRoche and catcher Jose Lobaton, right, after the Nationals defeated the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 in a baseball game, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Cincinnati. Soriano earned his 25th save and LaRoche had two rbi's in the game. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

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  2. Cincinnati Reds' Devin Mesoraco hits a double off Washington Nationals relief pitcher Rafael Soriano to drive in two runs in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Cincinnati. Jose Lobaton catches at right. Washington won 4-2. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

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    CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 27: Danny Espinosa #8 of the Washington Nationals catches an infield pop fly in the eighth inning of the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on July 27, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Nationals won 4-2. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

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  3. CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 27: Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals reacts after grounding into a double play in the eighth inning of the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on July 27, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Nationals won 4-2. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

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    CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 27: Jayson Werth #28 of the Washington Nationals reacts after striking out to end the seventh inning of the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on July 27, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Nationals won 4-2. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

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  4. CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 27: Tyler Clippard #36 of the Washington Nationals pitches in the eighth inning of the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on July 27, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Nationals won 4-2. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

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    CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 27: Doug Fister #58 of the Washington Nationals looks on during the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on July 27, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Nationals won 4-2. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

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  5. Cincinnati Reds' Billy Hamilton strikes out against Washington Nationals relief pitcher Tyler Clippard in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Cincinnati. Washington won 4-2. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

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    Washington Nationals' Nate McLouth (15) is safe at first as Cincinnati Reds first baseman Jack Hannahan is pulled off the bag by a high throw in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Cincinnati. Skip Schumaker was charged with an error on the throw. McLouth scored later in the inning. Washington won 4-2. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

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