Nats Stat Shot: A pair of 2-man offenses.

So, that Bryce Desmond sure can hit! But Danny LaRoche is terrible! Is the former helping the Washington Nationals more than the latter is hurting? Let's take a look at the numbers...

Whole World's Watching... For Signs From Strasburg

The entire baseball world will be focused on Stephen Strasburg's outing this afternoon in PNC Park. However, they won't be watching to see how he does against the Pittsburgh Pirates, they'll be watching to see if they can find any sign of an injury.

Nats' Saturday Lineup vs Pirates: Espinosa no.1?

Washington Nationals' manager Davey Johnson said there wasn't much he could do to shake the Nats' lineup up right now, but he's mixed things up a little for the second game of three with the Pittsburgh Pirates in PNC. Danny Espinosa leads off today.

Davey Johnson: "We Just Need To Man Up. Let's Go."

The Nationals' batters struck out 14 times as a team tonight in PNC Park and the Pittsburgh Pirates got two home runs in a 3-1 win over the Nats and left-hander Ross Detwiler. Davey Johnson told reporters after the game that it was time to get going.

Game 30 WPA: Scoar moar runz, Natz! Nats 1, Bucs 3

Detwiler is not Boss enough when the guys can only score one.

McCutchen Now 41 For 90 vs the Nats; 3-1 Pirates

A.J. Burnett dominated the Washington Nationals' batters and the Pittsburgh Pirates' right-hander got the support of home runs by Andrew McCutchen and Jordy Mercer in what ended up a 3-1 win for the Bucs in the 1st game of 3 for the Nats in PNC Park.

Nats' Friday Lineup: Ross Detwiler vs the Pirates

Washington Nationals' manager Davey Johnson decided to go with Tyler Moore in right field since Jayson Werth's unavailable for the season opener in Pittsburgh. Ross Detwiler takes on the Pirates' A.J. Burnett and looks to bounce back from a rough out

Nats' PDB: A.J. Burnett and his Hammer

Pirates' starter A.J. Burnett likes his curve ball. And this year, his curve seems to be reciprocating. How does he achieve his success with the pitch, and what can the Nats do about it? Game 1 of 3 tonight in PNC Park...

FBb On MASN: IRWT? Do We Still Trust In Rizzo?

Washington Nationals' GM Mike Rizzo rebuilt the organization from the ground up after taking over as the general manager in 2009. The depth that the team has assembled has payed dividends in each of the past two seasons.

Wire Taps: Detwiler In PNC; Werth's Hammy + More

The Washington Nationals and Pittsburgh Pirates start a three-game set in PNC Park tonight with Ross Detwiler on the mound opposite right-hander A.J. Burnett. The Nats have won two-straight, earning a split of their four-game series in Atlanta.

Johnson: Rendon Headed Back to Double-A Harrisburg

With Ryan Zimmerman expected to return from the DL for tomorrow's game with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Anthony Rendon is going to be returning to Double-A Harrisburg where he tore up Eastern League pitching before he was called up to make his MLB debut.

Nats Rewind: Haren, Zim(n) and Gio On 'Zuk & Ramos

Washington Nationals' right-hander Dan Haren dominated the Atlanta Braves over eight innings in Turner Field and the Nats earned a split of their four-game series in Atlanta with a 3-1 win. Haren credited his catcher after game. Heard that before...

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