This article is part of our NL FAAB Factor series.Starting Pitchers:
Ross Detwiler - Detwiler got the start Thursday for the Nationals, filling the spot vacated by Jason Marquis. It was thought that Brad Peacock would get the nod, but Washington elected to go with Detwiler. Detwiler was called up and started July 5 against the Cubs, but since then, he had been pitching in the bullpen. He held Colorado to two runs on five hits and three walks in five innings Thursday, but prior to this start, Detwiler had a 5.08 ERA and 58:43 K:BB ratio in 102.2 innings over 20 career starts. With Detwiler starting, Tom Gorzelanny will pitch out of the bullpen for the time being, though we will have to see if Detwiler remains in the rotation or if Peacock gets a promotion. In addition, down the road Jordan Zimmermann will be shut down, though Stephen Strasburg may step in for him, but if not Detwiler could stay/move in to the rotation. Mixed: $0; NL: $2
Nathan Eovaldi - Eovaldi was promoted from
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