Nats manager Davey Johnson was recently quoted with some strong words regarding the comparison between Kris Medlen and Stephen Strasburg in their recoveries from Tommy John surgery.
Game in a nutshell: You might have been nervous after the first inning of this game, with Gio Gonzalez looking totally out of sorts and the Nationals trailing 3-1.
Before the Nationals shut down Stephen Strasburg in early September, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports brought up a unique contrast to how the Atlanta Braves have handled their own post-Tommy John pitche
Braves third baseman Chipper Jones may play on the Nationals' closest rival for the 2012 N.L. East crown, but that doesn't stop him from giving credit where credit is due.
As the MLB regular season gets set for its final month, the Nationals and Braves are preparing for what should be an exciting two-team race for the N.L. East crown.