Washington Nationals defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 8-3

Now what? The Milwaukee Brewers' latest attempt to patch their sagging starting rotation back-fired like an out-of-tune automobile Tuesday night, continuing their ugly downward spiral.

Getting thumped for the second consecutive game by the worst team in the major leagues, the Brewers fell, 8-3, to the Washington Nationals at Miller Park.

The lop-sided defeat marked the sixth time in the last eight games the Brewers' battered pitching staff allowed eight or more ru...