The Nats provided updates on David Carpenter and Denard Span before Friday's game against the Mets.
Before Friday's game, Tyler Clippard spoke about facing his former Nats teammates for the first time.
The Nationals will have another slugger to worry about this weekend after the Mets acquired Yoenis Cespedes from Detroit just before the trade deadline.
The Nationals roll into New York this weekend fresh off a series win and with a three-game lead in first place in the NL East.
Here is a look at Major League Baseball with analysis from Nationals Insider Mark Zuckerman and Nationals writer Chase Hughes.