WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals stole a team-record seven bases Tuesday night in a 6-1 victory over the visiting Chicago Cubs and their beleaguered catcher, Miguel Montero. The seven steals are the most the Nationals have ever tallied in a single game since moving to D.C. in 2005, and are tied for the franchise record, most recently accomplished by the Montreal Expos on May 7, 1986. The seven steals off Montero means the Cubs are now 1-for-32 (3 percent) this season throwing out would-be base stealers. Montero, who also made a throwing error in the game, is on pace for the lowest caught-stealing percentage (minimum 25 attempts) for a Cubs catcher since at least 1969. In the past 30 years, only one catcher on any team has been worse over a full season: Hank Conger was 1-for-43 in 2015. Leading Washington's charge on the basepaths was speedster Trea Turner, who beat out an infield single to...


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