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Mark Reynolds follows 10-RBI day with solid pitching performance, can do it all

During Saturday's 18-4 win over the Marlins, the Nationals' Mark Reynolds had a game for the ages: 5-for-5, two homers and 10 RBIs (just the 15th player in MLB history to hit that mark). And that was all after a walk-off dinger on Friday night:


Reynolds then went 2-for-4 in the Nats' 10-2 loss to the Marlins on Sunday, and, in the ninth inning, because manager Dave Martinez believed the 34-year-old could do anything, he was put on the mound to get an out. Of course, Reynolds got that out ... with a 74-mph something.


Reynolds told MLB.com correspondent Kyle Melnick the pitches were "lob balls" and he was really just trying "not to hit anybody." 
Don't be bashful, Mark. You're the Babe Ruth of this generation. You're the Shohei Ohtani of the National League. You're the greatest athlete who ever lived.

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