Still dealing with tightness in his forearm, Stephen Strasburg was scratched from another start. Gio Gonzalez will now pitch for the Nationals on Thursday.
After taking both ends of Tuesday’s doubleheader, the Nationals found themselves in position to go for a rare series sweep of the Braves. It all came crashing down in the top of the sixth.
The hopes of Ross Detwiler returning for the Nationals by the end of this season have grown increasingly slim.
After Dan Haren and Tanner Roark helped lead the Nats to win over the Braves, Ross Ohlendorf will aim for the sweep.