Struggling to score runs, manager Davey Johnson has benched Danny Espinosa and moved Ian Desmond to the No. 5 spot in his lineup tonight. Join the conversation here as the Nats take on the O's.
Though they didn't have many scoring opportunities Friday night, the Nationals squandered what chances they did get, leading to a frustrating loss to the Orioles.
Edwin Jackson allowed just one run through eight innings, but Baltimore prevailed in the 11th to take the first game of the series.
Washington has received interest in the right-hander, but has no plans to trade him at this point.