The Nationals really needed a strong start from Stephen Strasburg in the first game of the doubleheader on Sunday, and that's exactly what they got in their 3-2 win over the Phillies.
Stephen Strasburg takes the mound as the Nationals face the Phillies in the opener of today's doubleheader. Get live updates from Citizens Bank Park on Nats Insider!
The Nationals and Phillies tried to play on Saturday afternoon in Philadelphia. It has been postponed. More from Mark Zuckerman here.
Bryce Harper, Denard Span and Yunel Escobar all were out of the Nationals' lineup Saturday, leaving manager Matt Williams with another makeshift lineup.
Gio Gonzalez will take the mound to help the Nats go for their seventh straight win, but they'll be delayed for now due to weather.