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Wire Taps: Nats acquire Marc Rzepczynski; Nats option Reynaldo Lopez; Stephen Strasburg elbow soreness not from Tommy John

Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news before the start of this weekend's three-game set with the Colorado Rockies in Washington, D.C.

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The Nationals finally, finally, finally beat the Baltimore Orioles. Finally.

Here's the latest from Nationals Park.

Nationals acquire Marc Rzepczynski from Athletics
The Nationals got (another) lefty specialist to bolster the bullpen for the stretch run. Now, spell that name again without looking at it.

Shawn Kelley talks being a Nats and Orioles fan
Kelley talked about what the Nats can do to win over more fans, and if he was okay with fans rooting for both teams.

Stephen Strasburg's elbow soreness in different location from Tommy John surgery
Strasburg, who played catch today, has been experiencing elbow soreness -- but not in a concerning place.

Nats option Reynaldo Lopez to make room for Marc Rzepczynski
Rzepczynski, who the Nats acquired on Thursday morning, didn't have a spot on the 25-man roster, and Reynaldo Lopez didn't have a scheduled start for a little while.

Policy preventing fans from going to seats during at-bats removed
The policy has sparked a lot of debate (and the debate probably isn't over).

'Old school' Dusty Baker thriving in new MLB
Dusty Baker, considered to be an 'old school' manager, is having a pretty good run with the Nationals in a game with iPads in the dugout.

Today's Game: Rockies vs Nationals - 7:05 PM (MASN2, WJFK)
Probable Pitchers: Jeff Hoffman (0-1, 13.50 ERA) vs Gio Gonzalez (8-9, 4.30 ERA)