Jordan Zimmermann was hit hard, allowing eight runs and nine hits in three innings Friday during the Washington Nationals' 16-10 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.
Espinosa spoke to MLB.com on Thursday and sounds pretty confident the injury is in the past.
31-year-old Ricky Nolasco has been tapped to start Opening Day for the Marlins on April 1 at Nationals Park.
Gio Gonzalez throws three scoreless innings in a Nats loss. Gonzalez's next start will be for the US in the World Baseball Classic.
As we near the half-way point of spring, some Nationals are standing out while the team as a whole is showing its depth.