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Wire Taps: Adam Eaton (NL PotW winner) could redefine Nationals’ lineup; Matt Wieters to DL; Dusty Baker reflects...

Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news before the start of the second of three with the Braves in SunTrust Park.

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The bad news: Matt Wieters is hurt.
The mediocre news: Pedro Severino was good!
The good news: Bryce Harper, is, in fact, very good.
The better news: Shawn Kelley pitched a spotless inning.
The best news: There’s more baseball today. 162-0, here we come!

Today’s news (from Atlanta):

Dusty Baker doesn't give a f--- about what everyone says he can't and can do
Dusty Baker finally sat down with the Washington Post for an exit interview, in which he dropped a few tidbits, including him admitting his love for D.C., discussing his newfound time to watch his son play, and the most damning, the fact that, even if the Nats had gotten past the NLDS, he was unsure if he'd get another contract.

Stark: Ten numbers that define baseball in 2018 – The Athletic
Three, the number of Cy Youngs that both Max Scherzer and Clayton Kershaw own, is on the list.

Adam Eaton’s ‘edge’ could make this the most potent Nats lineup ever
Adam Eaton, NL Player of the Week, is having a stupid good time in his first week back with the Nats. He's also bringing some fire to a clubhouse that, with Jayson Werth gone, was lacking in it. interviews Sean Doolittle
Sean Doolittle gave the Nats a crash course in metal this spring, from Priest to Sabbath to *checks notes* Obituary. He's excited about his bobblehead, but would be even more excited if the Nats included some metal aspect with it. He also talked Metallica for a long, long time.

Adam Eaton named National League player of the week, but concerns about workload emerge
Adam Eaton tore the Reds on fire on Friday and Saturday, so Dave Martinez played him Sunday. Ideally, that sort of thing doesn't happen again for a while.

Pedro Severino recalled as Matt Wieters goes on disabled list with oblique strain
Severino, the supposed catcher of the future turned... not catcher of the future, will get a chance while Wieters is out for what both he and the team claim will be a short stint on the 10-day.

Justin Smoak, Adam Eaton Players of the Week
Adam Eaton has been enjoying his first week back, to say the least.

Watch Bryce Harper's 3-run jack from last night
Anddddddddd.... it's gone.

Murphy moves on to field running; Hellickson update
Daniel Murphy is inching closer to full activity, running near full pace on the field and building up strength. He's also playing backseat manager with Dave Martinez in the meantime. As for Jeremy Hellickson, he's throwing and throwing, and could be ready fairly soon.

Today’s Game: Nationals vs Braves — 7:35 PM
Probable Pitchers: A.J. Cole vs Julio Teheran