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Nationals Report

Sunday, July 27, 2008

The Next Three

Time

OpponentNationals

Pitchers

Opponent

Pitchers

TV
Today4:10at DodgersJason Bergmann

(1-7, 4.21)

Clayton Kershaw

(0-3, 5.18)

MASN2
Tuesday7:10vs. PhilliesCollin Balester

(1-2, 5.75)

Brett Myers

(3-9, 5.82)

MASN2
Wednesday7:10vs. PhilliesTim Redding

(7-5, 3.98)

Jamie Moyer

(9-6, 3.76)

MASN
ALL GAMES ON WWWT (107.7 FM, 1500 AM)

PERSONNEL DEPT.

Ahead of schedule, OF Elijah Dukes began his rehab assignment yesterday with the Nationals' Gulf Coast League affiliate. According to assistant general manager Mike Rizzo, Dukes already feels capable, physically, of rejoining the Nationals. Dukes has been on the disabled list since injuring his right knee on July 5 against Cincinnati. Originally, the team had expected that Dukes would miss four to six weeks.

BY THE NUMBERS

100

Games started by SS Cristian Guzmán before yesterday, the team's 104th game of the season

QUOTABLE

"I'm happy here. I'm not playing to get traded. I'm here to win, to get better. I'm not thinking about leaving. . . . For what? That just puts more pressure on me, and this game is hard enough."

IF Felipe López,

on the possibility of being traded

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