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The Nationals, whose record sits at 27-27, will need every bit of Stephen Strasburg on Friday night against the Atlanta Braves. He has been pitching like an ace of late after he renewed his mental focus on the mound, worrying only about the next pitch and nothing behind him. Strasburg (3-5, 2.49 ERA) opposes rookie Julio Teheran (3-1, 3.67 ERA). The lineups are here. As always, talk about the game here.