Apparently released by the Nationals earlier today, veteran right-hander Chad Durbin was immediately scooped up by their NL East rivals.
Pitcher Stephen Strasburg, says the Nats squad is talented, but they'll need more than talent to have a successful season...
Though he'll open the season on the 15-day DL, Nationals closer Drew Storen believes he'll be ready to re-join the club within two weeks.
The Nationals are back in town for a one-day cameo, taking on the Red Sox in their exhibition finale.
Outfielders Michael Morse and Rick Ankiel won't be ready for Opening Day, so veterans Xavier Nady and Chad Tracy will both make the Nationals' 25-man roster.