DMV: John Lannan’s Got Your Strasburg

john-lannan-like-john-lennon-get-it.jpgDMV is a daily roundup of District-Maryland-Virginia (mostly) sporting links.

“Eyebrows” Lannan gives the Nats the first win of the Riggleman era and the first shutout of his career. He now has a 2.88 ERA since April 12 and is 7-7 overall for a 27-66 team. And I love him. [WaPo]

Lannan reax: “Ace”, “our ace”, “slumpbuster”, “steadying force”.  [Nats320, Federal Baseball, DCist, Nats Journal]

Nats GM Mike Rizzo tells Tracee Hamilton they won’t negotiate “through the media”, but a source tells Pedro Gomez that the Nats aren’t close to signing Strasburg. So that’s how you want to play it, Boras? [ESPN]

Of course, a Nats “club official” disputes Gomez’ report. [Chatter]

Phillies are interested in Willingham; Tigers in Dunn. [All Nats All the Time]

The Nats top 10 players in terms of trade value. [Fire Jim Bowden]

Ex-Nats catcher Matt LeCroy is now a Nats minor league manager. [TWT]

Ex-Expo/Oriole Delino DeShields’ kid could be a first-rounder. [Rivals]

The good, bad and ugly from the O’s 6-4 loss in the Bronx. [Camden Chat]

DeAngelo Hall has a magnificent new beard. [D.C. Sports Bog]

Steinz goes shoe shopping with Nick Young. [D.C. Sports Bog]

JaVale McGee looks like a real Wolverine nut … [Truth About It]

… and will be playing in USA Basketball’s upcoming minicamp. [Y! Sports]

Pens sign Caps No. 3 goalie (and good guy) Brent Johnson. [Caps Insider]

United advances to the U.S. Open Cup championship. [WaPo]

WJFK review: Thumbs up for LaVar, down for the Junkies. [Leonard Shapiro]

Responding to something Mike Wise said in our interview. [DC Landing Strip]

Must-see photos from a local car accident. [MAIC via @needham_chris]

Today: O’s-Yankees (1:05), Mets-Nats (7:05)

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