First baseman Adam LaRoche tested his injured left foot Monday and insists he'll be ready to go on Opening Day.
With Chien-Ming Wang expected to open the season on the DL, manager Davey Johnson says John Lannan will be his No. 5 starter.
With 10 days to go before their season opener, the Nationals are still considering several roster options due to the uncertain status of regulars Michael Morse and Adam LaRoche.
With a titanic blast Sunday afternoon against the Mets, Jayson Werth continued his hot spring and gave the Nationals reason to believe he's ready to move on after a bad 2011.
With five scoreless innings against the Mets on Sunday, Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg moved one step closer to his Opening Day start in Chicago.