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Dodgers can't keep up with Nationals in 6-4 loss
Dodgers can't keep up with Nationals in 6-4 loss

KEY MOMENT: After the teams traded first-inning home runs, Denard Span and Asdrubal Cabrera hit home runs one batter apart in the third inning, erasing a one-run deficit and putting the Nationals ahead to stay. But it wasn't always comfortable. The Dodgers sent rookie Joc Pederson to the plate representing the go-ahead run in the ninth but he struck out looking. AT THE PLATE: Six of Washington's nine hits went for extra bases, including two home runs by Span, matching his season total coming in, and a double by pitcher Gio Gonzalez, who was hitting .083. Jayson Werth also homered for the Nationals and Matt Kemp and Juan Uribe each had two hits for the Dodgers. One of...

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