Though Michael Morse has yet to resume baseball activities after receiving a PRP injection in his lat muscle, the Nationals believe their cleanup man could be back by Opening Day.
Jordan Zimmermann faces the Astros this afternoon in Kissimmee, Fla.
Nationals closer Drew Storen has no ligament or tendon damage in his elbow, and he will resume throwing in a couple of days.
The Nationals aren't hitting much this spring, but manager Davey Johnson doesn't believe that's a harbinger of bad things to come.
Even if the Nationals wanted to trade John Lannan, could they afford to do so?