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Wire Taps: Dusty Baker's 13 best quotes; Nationals to promote Reynaldo Lopez; Is Tanner Roark staff ace?

Catch on the weekend that was in Washington Nationals news while you endure another day without baseball...

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Eighteen innings, 119 at-bats, and... three runs. We may need an off-day after today's off-day to recover from that game.

While you recover, here's the latest from Nationals Park.

Dusty Baker's dozen - the thirteen best quotes from the Nats' first half
Dusty Baker is a quote machine. Here's his very best from March to July.

Is Tanner Roark the ace of the Nationals' pitching staff?
Roark threw eight shutout innings in his last start, and has the eleventh best ERA in the National League (2.82) - is it time to consider him the best that the Nats have to offer?

Nationals to promote Reynaldo Lopez
The 22-year-old will get the start on Tuesday in place of the injured Joe Ross. Lopez, who signed for only $17,000 in 2012 out of the Dominican Republic, is the 48th ranked prospect by Baseball America.

Believe it or not, Dusty Baker blames himself for the Nats' loss

Anthony Rendon is hitting the ball hard... but not out of the yard
Rendon hits the ball as hard as anyone in the Majors... but he isn't hitting for power. Is there any reason to believe that will change?