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Wire Taps: Wilmer Difo practices at third; Jayson Werth breaks Nats' OB streak record; What Trea Turner could struggle with...

Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news after a long night in Coors Field...

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Wow, last night's rain delay took a long time - so long that the game didn't finish until the early hours of the morning. If you made it through the whole game, I'd be amazzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz...

While you catch up on some sleep or drink too much coffee, here's the news from Colorado.

Jayson Werth extends on-base streak to 44, sets Nats record
Werth broke Ryan Zimmerman's record on Tuesday with a base hit in the third inning. Next up is the franchise record, held Montreal Expo Rusty Staub with a 46-game streak.

Wilmer Difo getting in work at third base
The young infielder took grounders at third before Tuesday's matchup with Colorado. It could be meaningless, but don't forget that Anthony Rendon has not had a day off in a long, long time.

Here's what Trea Turner could struggle with
Once he proved he could hit Major League velocity, Turner has seen a lot more off-speed, and he hasn't done too well with it (thus far).

Nats extend contract with Hagerstown Suns
Hagerstown will host the Nats' Low-A team for another two years after the Nationals extended the contract on Tuesday.

Jonathan Papelbon almost ready to pick a new team
The former Nats' closer will likely pick a new home today. (The Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox are apparently dark horses).

Today's Game: Nationals vs Rockies - 3:10 PM (MASN, WJFK)
Probable Pitchers: Stephen Strasburg (15-3, 3.07 ERA) vs Jon Gray (8-6, 4.55 ERA)