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NATIONALS REPORT

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

The Next Three

TimeOpponent

Nationals

Pitchers

Opponent

Pitchers

TV
Tonight7:10vs. Dodgers

Tim Redding

(8-8, 4.54)

Greg Maddux

(6-10, 4.25)

MASN2
Tomorrow7:10vs. Dodgers

John Lannan

(7-12, 3.95)

Clayton Kershaw

(2-4, 4.11)

MASN
Friday7:35vs. Braves

Odalis Pérez

(5-10, 4.21)

Jorge Campillo

(7-6, 3.37)

MASN,

WDCA-20

ALL GAMES ON WWWT (107.7 FM, 1500 AM)

PERSONNEL DEPT.

The Washington Nationals are looking forward. That has been made clear again and again. From the players' standpoint, September will be a month to evaluate call-ups and a final opportunity to build a small bit of morale heading into the offseason. "I just want to see the younger guys coming up and the guys right here to sustain the progress they have made," Manager Manny Acta said, "so when we go during the offseason, we can remember the last month or so they played well, without having to go back to June or July, when they weren't doing well."

BY THE NUMBERS

128

Times Washington has grounded into double plays this season, worst in the NL

QUOTABLE

"He's just one of the best right-handed hitters of all time."

Manny Acta, on Dodgers LF Manny Ramírez

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