Padres crushed, 11-1, by Nationals

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Padres crushed, 11-1, by Nationals
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A little past 9 p.m. Eastern Time, a baseball player barely old enough to drink stepped into the batter's box and worked the count full. The sixth pitch, a 91 mph fastball, caught too much plate. The hitter lashed it to right-center and charged around the bases. Midway between second and third, his helmet flew off.

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