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Nationals Vs. Dodgers Score: Chad Billingsley Settles Down, Dodgers Lead, 3-1

It looked like the Washington Nationals would be in firm control of their Sunday game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. They loaded the bases with nobody out in the first inning, then got a run when Michael Morse singled home Roger Bernadina. But the Nationals couldn't get any more runs on Chad Billingsley, and the whole game has changed since. A 1-0 lead is a 3-1 deficit in the middle of the sixth inning.

After Morse's single, Billingsley struck out three straight Nationals hitters: Jayson Werth, Rick Ankiel and Jesus Flores. He hasn't allowed a single hit since. Werth walked at one point, but otherwise, the Nationals haven't even reached base.

As for the Dodgers, they scored twice in the bottom of the first inning when Aaron Miles grounded a ball up the middle to score Andre Ethier and Matt Kemp. The Dodgers also took advantage of bad defense to score a third run in the third inning when Ian Desmond couldn't turn a double play.