Nationals-Astros discussion thread: Game 70


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Gio Gonzalez makes his first start since May 17; he has been on the disabled list since then with left shoulder inflammation. When he landed on the DL, the Nationals rotation had a 3.99 ERA and ranked 19th in the majors. In the 27 games since his absence, Nationals starters went 14-10 with a major league-leading 2.41 ERA over 175 2/3 innings. They now have the fifth-best ERA in baseball at 3.32. The lineups are here. As always, discuss the game below.

James Wagner joined the Post in August 2010 and, prior to covering the Nationals, covered high school sports across the region.

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