Batting cleanup, Kevin Youkilis was 3-5 with 1 HR (his 8th), 2 doubles (his 12th and 13th), 3 RBIs, and 2 runs scored against the Cubs. That ball was crushed.
Batting 6th, Danny Valencia was 1-4 with 1 HR (his 4th), 1 RBI, and 1 run scored against the Diamondbacks.
Batting 3rd, Ryan Braun was 1-5 with 1 BB, 1 RBI, and 1 run scored against the Rockies.
Batting 3rd, Ian Kinsler was 0-4 against the Phillies.
Sam Fuld was used as a late inning defensive replacement in left field against the Marlins.
Jason Marquis received a no decision against the Orioles. He went 4 innings and gave up 5 runs on 8 hits, 3 BBs, and 2 Ks. The Nationals had an offensive explosion and scored 17 runs. Had Marquis been able to go just 1 more inning, he would have gotten the win.