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Nationals Closer Hints That Outfielder’s Mistake Aided Giants Comeback

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS Sports) — In Tuesday night’s 4-2 loss to the San Francisco Giants, Washington Nationals closer Rafael Soriano blew his third save of the season. The critical blow was a Gregor Blanco game-trying triple with two outs in the ninth.

And here is what Soriano had to say about outfielder Bryce Harper’s positioning on that play, via translation:

“With two outs and the tying run at first, you have to play the outfield so the ball doesn’t go over your head,” Soriano said in Spanish.

READ MORE of Soriano’s comments from CBS Sports.

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