There will be plenty of side drama to tonight's game, with everyone wondering whether there will be any recourse for the Nationals ratting out Rays reliever Joel Peralta's pine tar-laden
Licking their wounds after a sweep at the hands of the Yankees, the Nationals don't get any break this week.
It took Davey Johnson awhile to post his lineup this morning, a product of some uncertainty about Ian Desmond's status.
Rarely, if ever, have the Nationals entered a series with so much hype surrounding them. Hype, as we all know, gets you nothing once a batter steps in the box and a pitcher is handed the ball.
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