Stephen Strasburg has pitched in high altitude before, but tonight will mark his first start ever at Denver's Coors Field.
The Nationals swapped veteran bench players today, activating Mark DeRosa off the disabled list while placing Xavier Nady on it.
The Nationals just completed a tough, 32-game stretch against East opponents, a span in which they continued to pitch well and struggle to hit.
Cortisone shot pays off right away for Zimm
Ryan Zimmerman, boosted by a cortisone shot, drove in an early run, but the rest of the Nationals lineup did nothing during Sunday's 2-1 loss to the Orioles.