Papelbon to start rehab stint Monday

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Nationals closer Jonathan Papelbon, who is on the disabled list with a right intercostal strain, had no problems in his first bullpen session before Saturday’s game against the Brewers. Papelbon threw 40 pitches and hopes to start a rehab assignment Monday with Class A Potomac.

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Strasburg confident he'll start Sunday

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Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg, who was scratched from Monday’s start against the Dodgers because of an upper back strain, had a light bullpen session Friday at Miller Park without any problems. Strasburg is confident that he can pitch against the Brewers on Sunday.

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