Game 114: Soto Gets Standing Ovation in Return to D.C.


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The Nats were doubled up 10-5 by San Diego in Juan Soto's abrupt return to D.C. Mark & Al examine the events around Soto playing on South Capitol Street in an opposing uniform. Juan went 2 for 6 with a RBI and Josh Bell was hit-less in five at bats.

(07:48) The Washington Post on Friday reported that the Lerner's did not seek the opinions of the prospective buyers when it came to trading Soto. This re-opens the discussion as to why Washington felt the need to trade him before the Trade Deadline.

(16:30) The Padres broke the game open in the 5th inning by scoring seven runs. Victor Arano was the culprit on the mound, but Luis Garcia committed yet another error. When is C.J. Abrams getting called-up?

(25:10) The struggling offense went 2 for 17 w/ runners in scoring position. Why exactly is Nelson Cruz hitting cleanup still?

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