In the latest episode of Beltway Baseball, Mark and Chase discuss whether John Lannan may be able to prove himself as Strasburg's replacement in the rotation with his start on Friday.
A couple of 12-game winners and All-Stars opposing each other on the mound? Sounds like a great pitchers' duel, right? Well, not entirely.
Top Nationals prospect Anthony Rendon, who broke his ankle in early April, began a rehab assignment today in the rookie Gulf Coast League.
Gio Gonzalez faces R.A. Dickey in a matinee matchup of 12-game winners. Mark Zuckerman has live updates and analysis on Nats Insider.