Here are the three starting pitchers that the Washington Nationals, with a National League-best 14-5 record, are using in Los Angeles:
Tonight: Ross Detwiler, 16 innings, 0.56 ERA, 8.4 K/9
Saturday: Stephen Strasburg, 25 innings, 1.08 ERA, 9.0 K/9
Sunday: Gio Gonzalez, 23 2/3 innings, 1.52 ERA, 10.3 K/9
Total: 64 2/3 innings, 1.11 ERA, 9.3 K/9
In other news out of Washington, the Nationals have placed Ryan Zimmerman on the disabled list and called up prize 19-year-old prospect Bryce Harper, who is scheduled to debut in Saturday’s game.
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Michael Antonini went back to the minors today packing frequent flyer miles he wouldn’t have otherwise had, with Nathan Eovaldi replacing him on the roster.