The Orioles' manager agrees with the team in planning to shut down their ace some time in September.
The Nationals' shortstop could be activated as soon as Friday against the New York Mets.
The San Francisco Giants were dealt a huge blow with the suspension of their most productive hitter.
Aces Stephen Strasburg and Tim Lincecum take the mound this afternoon in the rubber game between the Nationals and Giants. Join the conversation on Nats Insider at 3:45 p.m.!
The Nationals have two weeks to decide who they want to join the team in the first week of September.