Brandon Webb looked poised throughout his appearance vs. Washington on Saturday, throwing eight strikeouts over seven innings, while allowing one earned run. The D-backs gave him an early lead in the first thanks to a two-run double by Chad Tracy and an RBI sac fly by Tony Clark.
John Patterson allowed three runs in the first and settled down after that, but the offense couldn't find its groove on Saturday as the Nats dropped their third straight game to the D-backs. Austin Kearns hit a controversial home run in the sixth that appeared to land foul for the Nats' only run.
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