The Nationals won the opener behind John Lannan, but Gio Gonzalez was out-dueled by Josh Johnson in the nightcap of Friday's doubleheader split against the Marlins.
The Nationals and Marlins split Friday's doubleheader thanks to a near complete game gem by Miami ace Josh Johnson.
The Nationals finally found a solution at catcher in trading for Kurt Suzuki of the Oakland Athletics.
John Lannan was superb early on and after a few scary moments the Nationals' bullpen held on for the win in the first game of a doubleheader against Miami on Friday.
The Nationals acquired catcher Kurt Suzuki from the Oakland Athletics on Friday for for minor league catcher David Freitas.