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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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Analysis
This is one way the 90-man roster could be pared down to the final 53 over the next month.
MLB:
Nationals at Diamondbacks
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WAS 4 0 1 0 0 - - - - 5 6 0
ARI 0 0 0 0 2 - - - - 2 4 1
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Goldschmidt struck out.
D.Peralta singled to center, Descalso scored, K.Marte to third.
Bottom 5th
Individual stats
HR: WAS: Goodwin (9).
RBI: WAS: Goodwin (23); ARI: Marte (6).
Nationals
Diamondbacks
Player stats
Batting: AB H R HR RBI
B. Goodwin CF 3 1 1 1 1
W. Difo LF 3 1 1 0 0
B. Harper RF 3 1 1 0 0
R. Zimmerm... 1B 2 0 1 0 1
D. Murphy 2B 2 1 1 0 0
A. Rendon 3B 1 1 0 0 1
A. Sanchez SS 2 0 0 0 1
J. Lobaton C 2 1 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
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
Player stats
Batting: AB H R HR RBI
D. Descals... LF 2 1 1 0 0
K. Marte 3B 3 1 0 0 1
D. Peralta RF 3 1 0 0 1
P. Goldsch... 1B 2 0 0 0 0
C. Owings SS 2 0 0 0 0
C. Herrman... C 2 0 0 0 0
B. Drury 2B 2 0 0 0 0
G. Blanco CF 1 0 0 0 0
R. Ray P 0 0 0 0 0
C. Iannett... PH 1 1 1 0 0
Pitching: IP H ER BB SO
R. Ray 5 6 4 1 4
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