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Wire Taps: New medical strategy working well for Nationals; Should we be more excited about Nats?; Stephen Drew resumes baseball activities

Catch up on the last 24 hours in Washington Nationals news after yesterday's off day and before the start of tonight's game with the Cleveland Indians.

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The Indians come to Nationals Park to start a two-game set tonight. Then the Nationals have another day off. If they weren't playing Atlanta next instead of going back to Cleveland, you might think this series is the World Series the way these two teams are playing. No pressure.

Here's the latest from Nationals Park.

After an injury-filled 2015 season, the Nats tried a new medical strategy - and it's working really well
The core of the Nationals - Bryce Harper, Wilson Ramos, Jayson Werth and Anthony Rendon - has been healthy all year, and it's not just luck that's kept them off the DL this season (Note: Please knock on the nearest wood before reading this article).

Should we be more excited about the Nats?
Are we under-appreciating a team that could be considered the best Nats team ever?

Stephen Drew begins baseball activities... and we don't know much else
Drew played catch on Sunday, but he's apparently still experiencing dizzy spells.

2016 looking like another lost year for Ryan Zimmerman
Zimmerman has struggled all season offensively, and for the fifth time in five seasons, Zimmerman has found himself on the DL - and likely won't be back for a while.

Mark Melancon thriving since trade
Melancon has dominated in his appearances for the Nats - and is enjoying life on a contending team.

Today's Game: Indians vs Nationals - 7:05 PM (MASN, WJFK)
Probable Pitchers: Trevor Bauer (7-5, 4.08 ERA) vs Max Scherzer (12-6, 2.87 ERA)