Nationals vs. Dodgers discussion thread: Game 148

September 19, 2012

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With a win in the second game of Wednesday’s doubleheader, the Nationals can claim their first postseason berth since 1933. John Lannan (3-0, 2.41 ERA), in his second start as Stephen Strasburg’s replacement in the starting rotation, takes the mound the Nationals and will be opposed by right-hander Josh Beckett (6-13, 4.94 ERA). Players said they’re not thinking about clinching a playoff berth, but focusing instead on claiming the National League East division crown. As always, talk about the game here.

James Wagner joined the Post in August 2010 and, prior to covering the Nationals, covered high school sports across the region.
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