Veteran reliever Luis Ayala was released by the Nationals but now hopes to catch on with another club before Opening Day.
Doug Fister is scheduled to return to the Nationals' rotation on Saturday, pitching three innings against the Marlins in Viera.
Ross Detwiler is dissatisfied with the Nationals' decision to make him a reliever, but the lefty says he'll do whatever best helps the club.
Taylor Jordan leads the Nationals against the Astros tonight at Space Coast Stadium. Get live updates on Nats Insider!