Pitcher Jonathan Broxton sits in the dugout after being pulled in the seventh inning of another Cardinals loss. Via Getty.

Stephen Strasburg gave up a single run over his six innings, and the Washington Nationals knocked around the St. Louis Cardinals bullpen late, combining to send the Cardinals to a 10-2 road loss Sunday.

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The Cardinals opened the scoring in the fourth, when Brandon Moss swatted his ninth home run of the season. The Cards were down just 2 to 3 in the bottom of the seventh when the Nationals lit up relievers Jonathan Broxton and Dean Kiekhefer for five runs on five hits, including a grand slam by Jayson Werth.

In picking up the decision, the Nationals ace improved to 9-0 on the year, knotting Strasburg with Chicago Cubs hurler Jake Arrieta for the National League lead in wins.

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After just 51 games the Cardinals are still hanging in there above .500, so their season is far from over.

There’s always the next game!