Third baseman Ryan Zimmerman was a late scratch from today's Nationals game with right shoulder inflammation. He expects to return Tuesday.
Since his big opening weekend, Chad Tracy is 0-for-7. But the veteran hopes some unusual work with hitting coach Rick Eckstein will pay dividends.
Xavier Nady has had lots of success as a pinch-hitter this season. He just wants to do better when he gets a start.
The Houston Astros set a franchise record by hitting three triples in a five-run first inning, on the way to an 11-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.