Found March 16, 2012 on hardballchat.com:


Chien-Ming Wang strained his hamstring yesterday while pitching against his former team, the New York Yankees. If the Washington Nationals were seriously considering trading start pitcher John Lannan, Wang’s latest injury should curb those discussions. Washington cannot count on Wang to remain healthy and hold down a spot in the rotation. After all, when is the last time he made it through a season? Furthermore, when is the last time Wang made it out of the first couple of months of a season? Simply put, it has been quite some time. Nationals manager Davey Johnson said that he does not believe that Wang’s latest injury is too serious, but you always have to figure that the injury-plagued hurler is always just one bad pitch or one slip away from another season ending surgery. We have seen it far too often out of him, as he is no longer the same guy who won 19 games in consecutive seasons for the Yankees five years ago. While Wang was reportedly throwing the ball very well, the Nats would be foolish to trade Lannan, unless they are able to fleece another team in dire need of starting pitching. Aside from Wang, the team also has to hope that Stephen Strasburg returns without any problems following last year’s Tommy John surgery. The additions of Gio Gonzalez and Edwin Jackson to go along with Jordan Zimmerman makes for a formidable first four in the rotation, but without Wang and Lannan, the Nationals would be forced to count on Ross Detwiler.  
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