BALTIMORE -- Twelve losses in their last 15 games. Six of those losses by one run, including four straight. And a weekend sweep at the hands of baseball's worst team after leading each of those games by at least three runs.
Suffice it to say, the Nationals' clubhouse is not the happiest place on earth these days.
"It's terrible. It's devastating," said Tyler Clippard, the pitcher of record in today's 4-3 loss to the Orioles. "We're battling our butts off. We're playing good. But we're coming up short. It's not fun."
Plenty of questions were raised this weekend, but as you'll read on CSNwashington.com, the Nats believe they have the mental toughness to overcome this incredibly difficult stretch of baseball.