Nats Pregame: Davey Johnson On Lineup; Espinosa

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Washington Nationals' skipper Davey Johnson talked last night about making changes to his lineup, but the one he's fielding today is pretty much what you'd expect against a left-hander like the St. Louis Cardinals' Jaime Garcia.

Wire Taps: Strasburg vs the Cards In Finale

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Washington Nationals' right-hander Stephen Strasburg will try to help the Nats snap their five-game losing streak in Nationals Park when he takes the mound against the St. Louis Cardinals this afternoon in the nation's capital against Jaime Garcia.

Davey Johnson: "It's Time To Get A Little Mad."

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Washington Nationals' manager Davey Johnson said you have to tip your cap to the St. Louis Cardinals' Adam Wainwright, but he also said it's about time the Nats' offense gets mad and gets going. The Nationals' skipper said he might make changes.

Game 20 WPA: .500 was the old goal. Nats 0, STL 2

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The Nats continue not to score runs, squandering chances while the pitching is as about as close to perfect as they can manage. At least there were no errors?

Cards' Adam Wainwright Dominates Nats, 2-0 St.L

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St. Louis Cardinals' right-hander Adam Wainwright dominated the Washington Nationals and in spite of another strong effort by Nats' lefty Ross Detwiler the Nationals dropped their 5th-straight at home in the nation's capital. The Cardinals win, 2-0.

Nats' Tuesday Lineup; Detwiler On Strong Start...

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Washington Nationals' left-hander Ross Detwiler starts against the St. Louis Cardinals tonight for the first time since he helped beat them in Game 4 of the NLDS last October. The Nats look to snap a four-game home losing streak tonight in D.C.

Nats Claim Xavier Cedeno Off Waivers From Astros

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The Houston Astros designated left-handed reliever Xavier Cedeno for assignment last week, and this morning the Washington Nationals announced that they'd claimed the 26-year-old left-hander and assigned him to Triple-A Syracuse.

Zim Talks Shoulder; DL; Rendon on 106.7 the FAN

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Nationals' third baseman Ryan Zimmerman spent a half an hour on 106.7 the FAN in D.C. this morning promoting his 4th Annual "A Night at the Park" ziMS Foundation benefit event and discussing his hamstring, shoulder and his thoughts on Anthony Rendon.

Wire Taps: Nats Lose To Cards; Rendon Connects...

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The Washington Nationals dropped the series opener against St. Louis, but Nats' 2011 1st Round pick Anthony Rendon did manage to connect for his first major league hit. The Nats turn to Ross Detwiler tonight as they try to break 4-game losing streak.

Nationals Rewind: Haren vs the Cardinals

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Washington Nationals' manager Davey Johnson said he saw the old Dan Haren on the hill tonight, but the 32-year-old right-hander wasn't able to beat the St. Louis Cardinals as the Nats dropped their fourth straight game at home in the series opener.

Game 19 WPA: Back to underdogs. Nats 2, STL 3

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Haren nearly has a quality start, Rendon gets his firs big hit, the bullpen is solid, but the Nats can't quite come through.

Cards 3, Nats 2: Nationals Come Up Short vs St.L

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Washington Nationals' right-hander Dan Haren had what was probably his best start as a Nat, but it wasn't enough as Shelby Miller and the St. Louis Cardinals took the series opener in the nation's capital, 3-2. Anthony Rendon collected his first hit.

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