An MRI of Danny Espinosa's left shoulder revealed only a bone bruise, and the Nationals second baseman hopes to play Wednesday after receiving a cortisone shot.
The Nationals' scheduled series opener against the Dodgers has been postponed due to heavy rain in the area. They'll play a single-admission doubleheader at 4 p.m. Wednesday.
Despite their weekend sweep in Atlanta, the Nationals still hold a firm grasp on the NL East entering the season's final stretch.
Danny Espinosa is having his ailing left shoulder examined today, leaving the Nationals wondering if their second baseman will be available down the stretch.