Stephen Strasburg makes his final tune-up before Opening Day today when he faces St. Louis in Viera.
Outfielder Jason Michaels has accepted his assignment to Class AAA, but infielder Andres Blanco has left the Nationals to sign with the Phillies.
Danny Espinosa has struck out a whopping 23 times in 63 at-bats this spring, but the Nationals second baseman blames it on the poor hitting backdrop at Space Coast Stadium.
Thrown into the rotation for one night so Stephen Strasburg would better line up for Opening Day, Nationals left-hander Ross Detwiler dominated the Marlins.
Chien-Ming Wang is progressing from his hamstring injury faster than expected, but the Nationals will remain cautious with the right-hander.