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San Antonio police officers investigate the scene where people were found trapped inside a tractor-trailer. (AP)
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The federal government is withholding millions in grant funding from the jurisdictions until the commission is established.
Analysis
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MLB:
Nationals vs. Diamondbacks
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Final
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Final
recap
Box
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
WAS 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 9 0
ARI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 6 1
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Goldschmidt struck out.
D.Peralta fouled out to third baseman Rendon.
Descalso walked.
Bottom 9th
Game recap
W: Blanton (1-2) L: Ray (9-5)
HR: WAS: Goodwin (9).
Nationals
Diamondbacks
Player stats
Batting: AB H R HR RBI
B. Goodwin CF 4 1 1 1 1
W. Difo LF-SS 4 2 2 1 1
M. Albers P 0 0 0 0 0
A. Lind PH 1 1 0 0 0
S. Doolitt... P 0 0 0 0 0
B. Harper RF 5 1 1 0 0
R. Zimmerm... 1B 3 0 1 0 1
D. Murphy 2B 3 1 1 0 0
A. Rendon 3B 3 1 0 0 1
A. Sanchez SS 3 0 0 0 1
E. Romero P 0 0 0 0 0
S. Drew SS 1 0 0 0 0
J. Lobaton C 4 2 0 0 1
S. Strasbu... P 1 0 0 0 0
M. Grace P 1 0 0 0 0
J. Blanton P 0 0 0 0 0
A. Stevens... PH-LF 2 0 0 0 0
Pitching: IP H ER BB SO
S. Strasbu... 2 1 0 0 2
M. Grace 2 3 2 0 1
J. Blanton 0 0 0 0 1
E. Romero 1 2 0 0 2
M. Albers 1 0 0 0 3
S. Doolitt... 1 0 0 0 1
Player stats
Batting: AB H R HR RBI
D. Descals... LF-3B 3 1 1 0 0
K. Marte 3B-SS 5 1 0 0 1
D. Peralta RF 5 1 0 0 1
P. Goldsch... 1B 3 0 0 0 0
C. Owings SS 3 0 0 0 0
T. McFarla... P 0 0 0 0 0
J. Martine... PH 0 0 0 0 0
J. Barrett P 0 0 0 0 0
C. Herrman... C 4 0 0 0 0
B. Drury 2B 4 1 0 0 0
G. Blanco CF-LF 3 1 0 0 0
R. Ray P 0 0 0 0 0
C. Iannett... PH 1 1 1 0 0
J. Hoover P 0 0 0 0 0
A. Pollock CF 2 0 0 0 0
Pitching: IP H ER BB SO
R. Ray 5 6 4 1 4
J. Hoover 0 1 0 0 0
T. McFarla... 1 1 1 1 0
J. Barrett 2 1 0 0 2
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