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The Nationals need a fill-in starter for Sunday's game against the Brewers, and the choice is likely to be between Craig Stammen and Chien-Ming Wang.
The Nationals stormed back from six runs down the second half of Wednesday night's doubleheader, but Matt Kemp's homer off Tyler Clippard prevented them from securing a postseason berth.
The Nats put together an eighth inning rally to tie the game at six against the Dodgers, but ultimately fell short in game two of a doubleheader.