Jordan Zimmermann takes the mound for the opener of today's doubleheader against the Dodgers. Join the conversation on Nats Insider at 4:05 p.m.!
By the end of today's doubleheader against the Dodgers, the Nationals could clinch a playoff berth and significantly increase their lead in the NL East.
An MRI of Danny Espinosa's left shoulder revealed only a bone bruise, and the Nationals second baseman hopes to play Wednesday after receiving a cortisone shot.
The Nationals' scheduled series opener against the Dodgers has been postponed due to heavy rain in the area. They'll play a single-admission doubleheader at 4 p.m. Wednesday.