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Wire Taps: Stephen Strasburg throws off flat ground; Adam + Drake LaRoche to throw out first pitches; Roberts: Dodgers are playing Nationals at 'right time'

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One. More. Day.

Here's the news from Nats Park.

Stephen Strasburg throws off flat ground during workout
Strasburg hasn't appeared in a game since straining the flexor mass in his right elbow in early September, but took another step towards getting back for the rest of October.

Dave Roberts: Dodgers are playing Nationals 'at right time'
The Dodgers manager made it down to D.C. with his club, and talked everything from Bryce Harper to Buck Showalter.

Dusty Baker, in and out of game of baseball, can solidify legacy with World Series title
In three out of the four possible routes the Nationals would take to a World Series berth, Dusty Baker's ballclub has to go through one of his old teams from one part or another of his career -- but he doesn't care about whom he has to go through.

Nats fans donate their good luck charms to the team
In exchange for a few prizes, some fans sent some good luck the way of the Nats via their best good luck charms -- or in some cases, literal Lucky Charms.

Livan Hernandez, Adam + Drake LaRoche to throw out ceremonial first pitches
Hernandez, who threw the first pitch at RFK Stadium in Washington Nationals history, will get the nod for the first game, while Adam and Drake will get Game 2 (important clarification: Adam will throw the pitch and Drake will catch it).

Charlie Slowes offers Nationals fans some advice before the playoffs
"Come early. Stay late. Be loud, and don't count on the Metro -- drive, drive, drive."