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Nationals closer Sean Doolittle placed on disabled list

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Sunday was a good day for Nationals closer Sean Doolittle. He not only got selected for the All-Star team but he got the band Smash Mouth to give him a shoutout. Hey now, that’s pretty cool!

Yesterday was not so good, though: Doolittle was placed on the 10-day disabled list due to a pinched nerve in his toe. That’s So Insane. Wonder if he hurt it Walkin’ on the Sun.

Doolittle will miss the All-Star Game, unfortunately, but he will be eligible for the first game of the second half and says he expects to be ready for it.

There was no save situation for the Nats last night, but Kelvin Herrera pitched the ninth and will likely do so whenever needed between now and Sunday.