Nationals Vs. Blue Jays: Stephen Strasburg Looks To Make It Five Straight

All "clown questions" aside, the Washington Nationals are rolling along right now. The Nationals wrap up a three-game series with the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday afternoon looking for their second straight series sweep, following a weekend streak against Boston. A Wednesday win would be six straight for Washington.

Starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg is just the man to do it. The right-hander has won four in a row, including a win over the Red Sox featuring 13 strike outs. During that stretch, Strasburg has allowed just seven earned runs. He has a 2.41 ERA this season, a 1.04 WHIP, 92 strike outs and just 19 walks in 71 innings of work.

On the hill for the Blue Jays is Kyle Drabek. The right-hander is 4-6 with a 4.43 ERA on the season. He will have to contain a red hot Bryce Harper who has six hits, including a home run in Tuesday's win, in the series.

The game starts at 12:37 p.m. Eastern. Fans can watch the game on MASN.

For more Nationals coverage and conversation, visit Federal Baseball, SB Nation's Nats blog. For the Blue Jays perspective, check out Bluebird Banter. Still not enough baseball for you? Head on over to SB Nation's MLB Hub Page, Baseball Nation, for all the latest news from all 30 MLB teams.

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