The Nationals manager isn't interested in taking home any individual awards this season, he has his eyes on something much bigger.
They shipped him to the minors six months ago, but tonight the Nationals will hand the ball to John Lannan with a chance to clinch the NL East.
Sure, it's always nice to celebrate at home in front of your own fans, but the Nationals wanted to get this thing over with. They'll have to wait.
The Nationals know if they win today in St. Louis, they're the NL East champs. Join the conversation on Nats Insider at 2:15 p.m.!
Ross Detwiler grew up outside of St. Louis, rooting for the Cardinals. Today the lefty makes his first-ever start at Busch Stadium, with a chance to pitch the Nationals to their first-ever NL East title.