If the Nationals lose tonight and the Braves win against the Astros, the Nationals’ lead in the NL East would be cut to one game, their smallest edge since June 10. The Nationals have Jordan Zimmermann starting on six days, giving him extra time because of inflammation in his shoulder. Davey Johnson said he’s feeling great and it should be only a one-time measure – if anything, Johnson worried Zimmermann would be too strong. Talk about the game right here.
By 07:02 PM ET, 08/04/2012