Nationals-Cubs discussion thread: Game 126

August 21, 2013

Ross Ohlendorf. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Ross Ohlendorf (2-0, 1.85 ERA) returns after missing three weeks and will take the mound on Wednesday, taking shutdown Taylor Jordan’s spot in the rotation. The right-hander threw well in his two spot starts this season. Manager Davey Johnson said he would try to hold him around 90 pitches. Ohlendorf will be opposed by Jake Arrieta (2-2, 4.91 ERA overall), who the Cubs acquired from the Orioles in a midseason trade. The lineups are here. As always, discuss 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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