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Wire Taps: Nationals release minor league rosters; Jayson Werth on aging; Best/Worst case scenarios

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Washington Nationals news, links and more! Jayson Werth on aging. Nats' minor league rosters + more...

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The Nationals had a lot of questions going into the season, and a few more were posed on Opening Day. However, one will be answered tonight. Just how good is Stephen Strasburg? The Nationals will get their first glimpse (of the season) of their big righty tonight, who many believe is poised to have a big campaign..

Here's the news from Turner Field.

Nats release minor league rosters

Lucas Giolito will start in Double-A Harrisburg, while Trea Turner will return to Triple-A Syracuse.

Rays prospect hates Harper's "Make baseball fun again" hat
Brent Honeywell, one of the top prospects in Tampa Bay's system, tweeted at Harper, in defense of the baseball, and said that the game was not "tired".

Jayson Werth on aging and his future with the Nationals
The (gluten free) outfielder talked about how his role has changed with the Nats since he arrived, and how he's adapted to getting older.

Best case and worst case scenarios for the Nationals, and every player on the team
Best case: World Series champions. Worst case: Nationals Park mysteriously disappears in the middle of the night.

Opening Day provides look into bullpen roles
Opening Day gave us a brief glimpse into the roles of the Nats' so-called "A" bullpen.

Tonight's Game: Nationals vs Braves - 7:10 PM (MASN, WJFK)
Probable Pitchers: Stephen Strasburg vs Bud Norris