So the Nats lost this season’s first installment of the Battle of the Beltways, but they cleaned up yesterday in a 9-3 win to avoid the sweep. They’ll now look to carry that momentum into tonight’s match-up with the Phillies as rivalry week continues. Here’s what’s up.
-Two phenoms for the Nats broke the losing skid, and it’s a sign of good things to come. [Snyder]
-Did we mention Strasburg hit a home run? Yeah, that happened. [Wash Times]
-With Wang’s impending return, what will happen to Detwiler? Johnson addresses it. [Federal Baseball]
-Strasburg had some tightness toward the end of his start, but no one is too concerned about it. Hey, a HR can take a lot out of a kid. [Nats Blog]
-Bryce Harper is pretty stoked to get in on the Nats/Phillies action this week. [CSN Washington]
-Ryan Zimmerman is starting to really help the Nats offense come around. [Nats Journal]