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“We’re in a pennant race, and I think it’s great for my young players,” Manager Davey Johnson said. “Even though we’re not the ones who are playing for the postseason, it’s going to still feel like a pennant race. That’s a good experience to go through.”

Strasburg will also face Tim Hudson, who’s constantly tough on the Nationals. As always, talk about the game right here.