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Wire Taps: Ben Revere placed on DL; Stephen Strasburg sets team strikeout record; Ross and Roark out to prove themselves

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Happy Home Opener Day! Catch up on all the latest Washington Nationals news before today's home opener with the Miami Marlins.

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After a successful series against the Atlanta Braves, the Nats are coming back to D.C. for their home opener. Fans will get a first glimpse at a revamped lineup, enjoy Opening Day festivities (including Bryce Harper's MVP award presentation) and enjoy a cold, rainy day. Ah, baseball in the springtime.

Here's the news from Nationals Park.

Strasburg sets team strikeout record

Strasburg broke Jordan Zimmermann's old record, with his 904th. An added bonus: it was against Freddie Freeman.

Bill Maher has an... interesting way to describe Bryce Harper
The minority owner of the Mets had a choice word to describe Bryce Harper, who he apparently hates.

Revere placed on 15-day DL
After an early oblique strain (like, really early), the Nats' newest acquisition found himself on the DL. Michael A. Taylor will take Revere's place on the field, while the Nationals called up Matt den Dekker Triple-A Syracuse to take Taylor's place on the bench.

Ross and Roark out to prove themselves in the 2016 season
Ross looks to improve while Roark looks to re-prove himself after two very different 2015 seasons.

The key for the Nats this year is... playing
The key to the season isn't a good bullpen or defense, it's just keeping healthy. And the Nats look like a very good team when they're healthy.

Expect to spend a decent amount of money at Nats Park
Around $85.90, according to a recent study. (It encompasses two tickets, two hot dogs and two beers). It's all worth it, though, if it pays for Bryce Harper's extension.

Today's Game: Marlins vs Nationals -  4:05 PM (MASN, CBS 9, WJFK)
Probable Pitchers: Adam Conley vs Tanner Roark