Despite not recording a hit after the 1st inning, the Nationals ended their 4-game losing streak behind a dominant Stephen Strasburg
One day after Rays reliever Joel Peralta was ejected for having pine tar in his glove, managers Joe Maddon and Davey Johnson had plenty to say about each other.
One night after watching Chien-Ming Wang labor through another start while Ross Detwiler dominated out of the bullpen, the two pitchers have swapped roles again.
In a 5-4 loss to the Rays, the Nationals not only caught Joel Peralta with pine tar in his glove but also saw Chien-Ming Wang struggle once again.
The night began as a referendum on Chien-Ming Wang's status as the Nationals' No. 5 starter and the possibility of Ross Detwiler taking his spot.