Stephen Strasburg struggled through the worst start of his career Tuesday night, but it won't alter the Nationals' eventual plan to shut the right-hander down.
Bill "Spaceman" Lee was asked which current pitcher most resembles him and he answered with a Nationals player.
The N.L. West Dodgers may be setting themselves up as the team to beat in 2013.
The Nats' closest competition for the division crown is opting not to shut down their young pitcher post-Tommy John, but the circumstances are quite different.
Losers of four straight, Stephen Strasburg and the Nationals would love to get back on track in Miami.