Stephen Strasburg (back) will not start for the Nats Friday. Will need to throw a bullpen first and come out of it OK. Roark will start Fri.
MLB.com "Nationals manager Matt Williams has not announced his rotation during the National League Division Series, which starts Friday at Nationals Park. It will be interesting to see what role Tanner Roark will play in the postseason. All indications have him coming out of the bullpen -- at least for the..." September 30
Washington Post "Prepared to spend the day as a spectator, Tanner Roark woke up Thursday morning and saw Steve McCatty had called him. He had no idea why. Roark would not make his season debut until Friday back home at Nationals Park. What could his pitching coach want? And why couldn’t it wait until he arrived at..." April 04
CSN Washington "It had already been an emotional day for the Nationals when they took the field at 7:05 p.m. with two pregame ceremonies honoring the victims of yesterday’s Navy Yard shootings and a visit from Admiral James Winnefeld vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Throw in their come-from-behind..." September 18