Nationals Report

Sunday, August 24, 2008

The Next Three

TimeOpponent

Nationals

Pitchers

Opponent

Pitchers

TV
Today2:20at Cubs

Jason Bergmann

(2-9, 4.50)

Rich Harden

(8-2, 2.04)

MASN2
Tuesday7:10Dodgers

Collin Balester

(2-6, 4.99)

Derek Lowe

(10-10, 3.89)

MASN2
Wednesday7:10Dodgers

Tim Redding

(8-8, 4.54)

Greg Maddux

(6-10, 4.25)

MASN2

ALL GAMES ON WWWT (107.7 FM, 1500 AM)

PERSONNEL DEPT

RHP Aaron Crow, the Nationals' first-round draft pick who couldn't agree to terms, made his debut Friday for the independent league Fort Worth Cats, throwing a scoreless eighth inning. . . . LF Elijah Dukes (right calf strain) homered Friday night during his rehab assignment with Class AAA Columbus and finished 1 for 3. . . . RHP Shawn Hill, on the disabled list since June 26, threw 45 pitches in a rehab session in Florida.

QUOTABLE

"He was playing with fire. You look at those flags, and they're blowing out, and you're walking guys? You're playing with fire."

Pitching coach Randy St. Claire, on the performance of starter Odalis PĂ©rez

BY THE NUMBERS

.716

The Cubs' winning percentage (48-19) at Wrigley Field this season, the best home mark in the National League


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