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Washington Nationals news & notes: Lane Thomas hits grand slam, Nats beat White Sox 13-3 in D.C.

Lane Thomas went 0 for 3 with a sac fly RBI in the second of three with Chicago in D.C. this week on Tuesday night, grounding out to third base on a 94 MPH first-pitch sinker, low and in from White Sox right-hander José Ureña the first time up, with no one out and CJ Abrams on third base after a leadoff triple.

Thomas K’d swinging (on three pitches) to lead off the fourth, hit a first-pitch slider over the middle of the plate from Ureña to left for a sac fly with a runner on third and one out in the bottom of the sixth, then grounded out with two on, (at 1st and 2nd), and two out in the seventh inning, on a first-pitch cutter down in the zone outside from reliever Bryan Shaw.