The Washington Nationals take on the St. Louis Cardinals at Nationals Park on Saturday afternoon, with a few new faces in the clubhouse courtesy of September call-ups. Via @NationalsPR:
Nationals recall LHP John Lannan, C Sandy Leon & OF Eury Perez from Syracuse...reinstate INF Mark DeRosa from DL.— Nationals PR (@NationalsPR) September 1, 2012
Lannan will play the biggest role moving forward, and he is expected to step into the Washington rotation when Stephen Strasburg is shut down. The Nationals also reinstated catcher Jhonatan Solano from the disabled list, but optioned the youngster to Harrisburg.
First pitch for today's game is scheduled for 4:05 p.m. ET and will be televised nationally on FOX.
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