Victor Robles left last night’s game with symptoms of dehydration. Trevor Rosenthal took a step back a night after what looked like a step forward.
Washington’s season-high five-game winning streak came to an end. Davey Martinez tried to look forward to the series finale after a disappointing loss.
It’s a light day link-wise, but we found what we could out there on the interwebs. Go read your links while you wait for the rubber match...
NATS’ BULLPEN BLOW-UP:
After a ghastly outing against the Braves, Trevor Rosenthal arrives at a potential crossroads - (WaPost)
"Manager Dave Martinez didn’t pull Trevor Rosenthal after his second walk on Saturday night because he needed to know what he had."
Voth will start Sunday.— Todd Dybas (@Todd_Dybas) June 23, 2019
Corresponding move in the morning.
Bullpen blows big lead at home as Nationals lose 13-9 (updated) - (MASN)
"The Braves scored nine runs in the final three frames to prevent the Nationals from winning their sixth straight game and getting back to .500 mark for the first time in nearly two months."
Nats’ shorthanded ‘pen blows multiple leads - (MLB.com)
"The Nationals’ bullpen imploded once again, blowing a four-run lead in the seventh and a one-run advantage in the eighth, leading to a deflating 13-9 defeat to the Braves at Nationals Park."
With shot at .500, Nationals’ bullpen implodes as Braves rally to a 13-9 victory - (WaPost)
"The Nationals lost a four-run lead, and Trevor Rosenthal and Joe Ross had a nightmare of a night at Nationals Park."
1⃣3⃣ and counting...— Nats Youth Academy (@NatsAcademy) June 23, 2019
For every stolen base this season, @treavturner has pledged $500 to @TheVFoundation to support cutting-edge cancer research.
Join Trea and @kdturner12 by making a pledge today to #StopCancer.https://t.co/eoP9OXtwWv | #Nats4Good pic.twitter.com/HsKYXel6J1
VICTOR ROBLES UPDATES:
Updates on Robles, Ross, Rosenthal and Voth - (MASN)
"Martinez said he would check in with Robles to see how he was as the club prepares for the final game of the homestand Sunday against the Braves."
Robles exits mid-inning due to dehydration - (MLB.com)
"The Nationals announced that Robles had received an IV in the clubhouse after exiting the game, and he was doing much better by the time he walked out of the clubhouse after the game."
He played over 60 games in a @HbgSenators uniform back in 2005, and now #Nationals star Ryan Zimmerman is back on City Island for a rehab stint.— Allie Berube (@allieberube) June 21, 2019
His advice to the guys in AA-baseball: patience.
He says you can't rush the process... much like a rehab assignment.