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Nationals Vs. Marlins: Washington Hopes To Avert Sixth Straight Loss

The Washington Nationals may still be tops in the NL East, but a five-game losing streak at any point in the season is never a good thing. The Nats have been outscored 26-6 in their losing skid but will be looking to get back on track as they face off against the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night, concluding their brief, two-game set.

Ross Detwiler will take the mound for Washington on Wednesday, hoping to help end its five-game slide. Detwiler was on the losing end of his last start against the Atlanta Braves exactly one week ago and enters the game with a 7-6 record and an ERA of 3.25 on the season.

Head over to Federal Baseball and SB Nation DC for more on the Nationals. For more on the Marlins, be sure to check out Fish Stripes and SB Nation Tampa Bay. Also, be sure to check out Baseball Nation, your source for news, notes and analysis around Major League Baseball.