Needing to clear roster space for Ross Ohlendorf, who will start Wednesday against the Cubs, the Nationals optioned reliever Ian Krol to Class AAA Syracuse.
It wasn't pretty, but the Nationals happily took a 4-2 victory over the Cubs on Tuesday night.
After a blowout loss on Monday night, the Nationals turned to their best pitcher to stop the bleeding and author a gem in a 4-2 win over Chicago.
Dan Haren looks to continue his winning ways tonight when the Nationals face the Cubs. Get live updates from Wrigley Field on Nats Insider.