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Wire Taps: Mike Maddux figures out problem with Stephen Strasburg; Nats make second round of cuts; Bryce Harper looking good so far

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Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news before those of you in the middle of the snowstorm of the century have to start shoveling...

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As the 25-man roster gets closer to becoming its final product, we have to start asking: When should we start paying attention to where Dusty Baker is pitching Shawn Kelley, Koda Glover, and Blake Treinen? (Or is it too late to trade for a closer? Asking for a friend.)

Here's what's new in West Palm.

Stephen Strasburg knew something was wrong, and Mike Maddux figured out what was up
Whenever Strasburg struggles, there's typically an underlying problem (most of the time an injury). This time, Mike Maddux figured out that Strasburg was tipping his pitches:

Nats make second round of spring training cuts
Austin Voth, Matt Skole and a few others have been sent to minor league camp.

After rough 2016, Bryce Harper showing promising signs in spring training
Granted, it's only March. But Dusty Baker says Bryce Harper has looked like his old self for these first few weeks of spring training.

Former Nats: Ian Desmond to undergo hand surgery
Desmond, after being hit by a pitch on Sunday, will need surgery to fix his now-broken hand.

2017 Preview: Can Daniel Murphy keep up 2016 success?
Murphy hit close to .350 last season with quite a bit of power. Can he do it again?

Today's Game: Nationals vs Astros -- 1:05 PM
Probable Pitchers: TBD vs Joe Musgrove (1-0, 1.13 ERA)
Days until Opening Day: 21