Today the Nationals and Reds begin their three-game series in Washington with two top 10 picks from the 2009 MLB Draft on the mound.
The Nationals are treading water with injuries as they reach a juncture similar to where they were last season. Which way will they go this time around?
The Nationals' relief corps sports an MLB-best 2.09 ERA and four pitchers with ERAs under 2.00.
Wilson Ramos is heating up just when the Nationals need it, picking up an injury-depleted lineup with clutch hits.