Two nights after blowing a save in ugly fashion, Henry Rodriguez calmly set down the Pirates to secure the Nationals' 4-2 victory.
Needing a big-time performance to end the Nationals' losing streak, Stephen Strasburg came up huge Thursday night in Pittsburgh.
J.P. Morosi of FoxSports.com has reported the Nationals are still looking for outfield help and have contacted the Anaheim Angels.
The Nationals rode a dominant performance from their ace to a sweep-avoiding win in Pittsburgh.
With his team mired in a three-game losing streak, Nationals manager Davey Johnson called his team together for a brief pep talk this afternoon.