Nationals rotation isn't living up to its reputation

Nationals rotation isn't living up to its reputation
May 24, 2014, 11:30 am
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(Associated Press)

PITTSBURGH — The Nationals woke up this morning a .500 club, and the majority of the blame for that is being heaped upon a lineup that ranks dead-last in baseball this month in runs (63), batting average (.228) and on-base percentage (.290).

And rightfully so. The No. 1 issue facing this club right now is its injury-ravaged lineup.

But let’s not absolve the Nationals’ pitching staff — in particular, the starting rotation — entirely from this so-far disappointing start to the season. Because that group, which is supposed to be this team’s greatest strength, has been decidedly mediocre to date.

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