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Last week, Edwin Jackson couldn't throw a wrong pitch.
For the Washington Nationals, the starting rotation has an order and a rhythm. Stephen Strasburg is the headliner. Gio Gonzalez is carving out a niche for himself as the happiest, most relaxed pitcher most of his teammates and coaches have ever seen. Edwin Jackson is the oft-traded, $11-million man, and Ross Detwiler is the power lefty who's just scratched the surface of his potential.
They came to their feet at Nationals Park for Edwin Jackson on Saturday evening. They rose after he finished the seventh inning, a streak of 16 straight batters retired intact. And when he walked off the mound following the eighth, when he'd retired the last five via strikeout.
Amongst the commotion in the Washington Nationals' locker room Tuesday afternoon — between the shock of the news that left-hander John Lannan had been demoted to Triple-A and the joy for a guy like Ryan Mattheus who was making his first Opening Day roster at age 28 — there was Ross Detwiler.
Taking a look at the best pitch from each of the top four in the Nationals' rotation.
In an unexpected move, the Washington Nationals optioned veteran left-hander John Lannan to Triple-A Syracuse on Tuesday and will open the season with Ross Detwiler, another left-hander, as their fifth starter.
Taking a look at the roster the Nationals will break the 2012 season with.
A year ago this week, Sports Illustrated put the Philadelphia Phillies' five starters on its cover.
Tyler Clippard remembers it well, the bullpen that birthed his All-Star relief career. It was horrible.