Posted September 07, 2013 on AP on Fox
It's been a season Dan Haren would like to forget. Haren's struggles continued against the Miami Marlins on Friday night as he allowed five runs and six hits in three innings for the Washington Nationals in a 7-0 loss while his counterpart, Jose Fernandez, was at his best. Haren (8-13) was coming off another short outing as he pitched 2 2-3 innings and allowed seven runs in a loss to the New York Mets on Aug. 31. ''I'm at a loss for words,'' Haren said. ''The way my season is going ... two starts in a row where I can't get out of the fourth inning, I have no explanation for it. I feel terrible about it from a team standpoint and personally I don't feel good about it either.'' Haren's ERA rose to 5.23, the highest in his 11-year career. ''He had his problems,'' Nationals manager Davey Johnson said. ''He had a problem with his hand, his ring finger. I don't know how much that affects command but t...
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