I continue my position-by-position look at the off-season outlook for the Nationals with starting pitching. You can click these links to check out my look at catchers, middle infield, corner infield, and outfield.The PresentNo. 1 starter: John LannanI've gone on and on about whether Lannan is as good as his results over the last two years. But hey, at least I'm a Nationals blogger. This guy did two posts on him, and he's a Cardinals blogger!What's undeniable is that Lannan had an incredibly rare season in 2009, posting a 3.88 ERA over 206.1 innings while striking out only 3.9 batters per 9 innings. Chien-Ming Wang in 2006 was the only other pitcher in the last 15 years to do that.Lannan will be just 25 years old next season and will have plenty of time to show that he's better than this...

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