Top 3: Desmond called out on strikes against Lowe
Top 5: Desmond reached on force out against Lowe
Top 7: Desmond struck out swinging against Cory Gearrin
Top 10: Desmond struck out swinging against Craig Kimbrel
Final Line: 0-5, 4K
Notes: Desmond’s golden sombrero on Thursday lowered his batting average to .215 and he has now fanned 37 times compared to only five walks. Hitting second in the Nationals’ order, Desmond and three-hitter Jayson Werth both notched a sombrero.
Total 2011 Sombreros: 21