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Wire Taps: Ben Revere subpar; Nationals 80's night recap; Lucas Giolito strikes out twelve

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Stephen Strasburg is the first pitcher to 10 wins this season, and the first to go 10-0 to start a season since 2013, when young Detroit upstart Max Scherzer accomplished the feat. That's one exclusive club Strasburg and Scherzer have in the clubhouse.

Here's the news from Nationals Park.

Why Ben Revere has been a less-than-ideal leadoff man for the Nationals
Revere, after starting the season on the D.L., was supposed to get going a while ago - but it never happened. What's going on with the Nationals' center fielder?

Nats select college bats, TJ surgery pitcher on day two of draft
Position players galore, and, surprise, surprise, Mike Rizzo picked a pitcher who has undergone Tommy John surgery.

A full recap of 80's night
It was totally tubular and righteous. (That, by the way, is as far as my experience with the 1980s goes).

Teddy "Walks like an Egyptian"
In celebration of 80's Night, the racing presidents danced to "Walk like an Egyptian"... that is, until Teddy took off.

Giolito strikes out twelve for Harrisburg
Did someone say mini-Strasburg?

Harper pays tribute to Ali on bat
Harper's bat decal featured a famous Ali saying on Friday night, the evening after Ali's family and friends laid to rest the greatest fighter of all time.

Today's Game: Phillies vs Nationals - 12:05 PM (MASN, WUSA 9, MLB Network, WJFK)
Probable Pitchers: Aaron Nola (5-4, 2.65 ERA) vs Tanner Roark (4-4, 3.21 ERA)