The young left-hander with explosive stuff has been solid for the Nationals over the past month.

The Nationals' right-hander threw 16 pitches in his first rehab outing.

The Washington slugger was widely criticized by national and local media after failing to hustle down the first base line.

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Discuss tonight's game against the Braves here.

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Washington's closer hasn't pitched much during the first three weeks of June, but is getting back in rhythm with more opportunities.

Discuss tonight's series opener with the Braves here.

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