The Nationals out-hit the Dodgers 4-3 in a game that lacked offense, but the Dodgers made the most of their chances, as a two-run single by James Loney in the bottom of the sixth was the difference.
Gonzalez allowed the two runs on three hits while striking out seven in six innings of work, however his five walks on the afternoon was his undoing.
The Nationals will look to rebound on Tuesday when they return home to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks.
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