All the Nats weakpoints were on display in this poor effort yesterday. Hitting with runners in scoring position: one for eleven. The team is ranked 20th I think on this important stat. Bull-pen sucks! Running in one rookie from AAA after another for his first ever MLB game, for a supposed WS contender—-simply pathetic. Blame this one on Rizzo. Defense? Good enough maybe for AAA.
All of the above has been commented on here since early spring training.
Let’s hear it again: Why did the team go after Sherzer when their biggest need was clutch hitting? Good hitters were available during the winter.