The Nationals aren't about to announce their playoff rotation, but Stephen Strasburg has made clear who will pitch Game 1.
Since his return from Class AAA Syracuse, the rookie right-hander hasn't allowed an earned run in eight outings.
The Nationals try to extend their lead over the Dodgers for NL's best record behind Stephen Strasburg.
The Nationals gave several regulars days off in the finale of their 11-game road trip.
Jordan Zimmermann took a line drive off the shoulder that could have hit him in the face.
Ryan Zimmerman felt fortunate to return to the Nationals, even if he's uncertain of what role he will play in the playoffs.
Jordan Zimmermann vs. Jarred Cosart.
The Nationals activated Ryan Zimmerman, who will play left field and bat sixth.
Unlike 2012, the Nationals' pitching staff is at full force entering the playoffs.
The veteran National's postseason availability will hinge on how he plays and his hamstring responds over the final week-plus.