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Nationals-Pirates discussion thread: Game 120


Tanner Roark. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Tanner Roark (11-7, 2.86 ERA) takes the mound on Friday night with the Nationals enjoying their biggest division lead of the season. The Pirates counter with right-handed sinker-baller Charlie Morton (5-11, 3.62 ERA). The Nationals have tossed 13 shutouts this season, matching their single-season record set in 2012. There are 42 games left. The lineups are here. As always, discuss the game below.

James Wagner joined the Post in August 2010, wrote about high school sports across the region for two years and has covered the Nationals since the middle of the 2012 season.
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