Bill Ladson of MLB.com reports that "all indications" are that Tanner Roark will be used out of the bullpen in the NLDS.
Tanner Roark improved to 15-10, limiting the Mets to two runs over 6 1/3 innings as the Nationals hung on to win on Tuesday.
Tanner Roark hurled seven shutout innings against the Braves on Tuesday as the Nationals clinched the NL East division.
Tanner Roark gave up 11 hits and four runs over 6 1/3 innings in Sunday's loss to the Mariners.
The Nationals have no plans at this point to skip Tanner Roark's turn in the rotation in order to keep his innings down.
Tanner Roark was excellent on Wednesday, shutting the D'Backs out in seven innings, but was left with a no-decision.
Tanner Roark allowed three runs in 5 2/3 innings Friday in a 5-4 win over the Pirates.
Tanner Roark pitched seven innings of one-run ball against the Braves on Saturday.
Tanner Roark delivered seven innings of one-run ball Wednesday in the Nationals' 4-3 defeat of the Marlins.
Tanner Roark spun seven innings of one-run ball in a 4-1 win over the Reds on Friday.
Tanner Roark allowed just one run in seven innings Saturday as the Nationals took down the Brewers 8-3.
Tanner Roark tossed seven innings of one-run ball Sunday in the Nationals' defeat of the Phillies.
Tanner Roark's next start will be pushed back to Sunday in Philadelphia following Tuesday's rainout.
Tanner Roark was charged with four runs over seven innings in Friday's loss to the Cubs.