Gio Gonzalez may be looking forward to just stepping on the mound. First, he'll need the weather to cooperate.
After having his start pushed back the past two days due to rain, Gonzalez looks to win for the first time in a month as the Nationals try again to open their three-game set with the Minnesota Twins on Saturday.
Gonzalez's name appeared in a January report involving an MLB investigation about performance-enhancing drugs linked to an anti-aging clinic in Miami. As many as 20 players could be suspended for using PEDs, but Gonzalez is expected to avoid punishment since he's linked to legal substances.
For now, the left-hander is simply trying to concentrate on baseball.
Gonzalez (3-3, 3.64 ERA) was scheduled to start Thursday's series finale against the New York Mets before it was rained out, then had his turn Friday postponed as Tropical Storm Andrea moves north along the East Coast.
"We came into spring training with this kind of cloud over the team, and Gio came in and...