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Game 140: Dodgers at Nats

Sep 6, 2011, 7:25 PM EDT

Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER
Stephen Strasburg will pitch tonight … if the game is played.

Hello from Nationals Park! Yes, it's been a while since I've said that. It's great to be back after nearly two weeks on paternity leave, though I have to say I'm surprised so much media has showed up for my big return. By the way, does anyone know who's pitching tonight?…

I kid, I kid. Stephen Strasburg is scheduled to make his 2011 debut against the Dodgers. But as you know, the weather here is awful. Been raining all day, and it's not supposed to stop until the end of the week. The above photo was taken when the tarp had just been removed, but it's since been re-placed over the infield.

I wish I could tell you right now whether the game will be played, when it will be played and what the Strasburg plan is for each various scenario. But I know nothing right now. None of us do. We're just going to have to wait and see.

I'll be sure to post any updates I can on here, so please check back. For more immediate updates, you can access my Twitter page

DODGERS at NATIONALS
Where: Nationals Park
Gametime: 7:05 p.m.
TV: MASN2
Radio: WJFK (106.7 FM), WFED (1500 AM), XM 189
Weather: Rain, 67 degrees, Wind 12 mph in from CF

STARTING LINEUPS
NATIONALS (65-74)
SS Ian Desmond
CF Jayson Werth
3B Ryan Zimmerman
LF Michael Morse

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202 Comments (Feed for Comments)
  1. Dave - Sep 7, 2011 at 3:05 PM

    "He" being manager Davey, I mean. Said he was going to do one thing, did a different thing. Most of the Nats' press corps are also scratching their heads about that.

  2. natsfan1a - Sep 7, 2011 at 4:45 PM

    fwiw, here's a press corps member who seems to agree with Kerr's report.

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