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With Jose Fernandez out, the Miami Marlins have tabbed right-hander Henderson Alvarez to start Opening Day on April 6 against the Braves.
Doug Fister and the Nationals face the Marlins' full starting lineup this afternoon. Get live updates from Viera on Nats Insider!
Dan Uggla has looked good this spring, and the Nats may have a roster spot for him, but it doesn't sound like the veteran wants to come off the bench.

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Injury Report

Injuries
DatePlayerStatus
3/26A. RendonSprained MCL, left knee (day-to-day)
3/9D. SpanRight core muscle surgery (day-to-day)
8/10S. Souza Jr.off 15-day DL
8/9J. Werthshoulder (day-to-day)
8/5T. Jordanoff 60-day DL
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Nationals - Team News
Dan Uggla - 2B
Dan Uggla indicated Sunday that he's not interested in being a bench player. "I’d have to say no," he said. "I’ve never done it before. It’s not where I feel like I’m at in my career. That’s not what I’m looking to...
Mar 29 10:53AM Read More
Ryan Zimmerman - 3B
Ryan Zimmerman (shoulder) will take batting practice on Sunday. Zimmerman banged up his left shoulder on a diving attempt Saturday, but there appears to be no concern, as he's expected back in the lineup Monday. The Nationals can't...
Mar 29 9:56AM Read More
Jayson Werth - OF
Nationals manager Matt Williams admitted Sunday that Jayson Werth (shoulder) being ready for... It comes as no surprise after Williams revealed recently that Werth still experiences some soreness in his surgically-repaired right shoulder when he tries to hit. The...
Mar 29 9:54AM Read More
Stephen Strasburg - S
Stephen Strasburg surrendered four runs in four innings Saturday in a loss to the Mets. Strasburg looked pretty good earlier in the spring, but he missed his last turn with a twisted plant ankle and he wasn't sharp at all today. Since the ankle injury wasn't...
Mar 28 5:09PM Read More
Denard Span - OF
Denard Span (abdomen) threw a successful long toss session on Saturday with distances up to 150... Span continues to progress nicely in his recovery from core muscle surgery, but still isn't quite ready for game action. He isn't expected to rejoin the Nationals lineup...
Mar 28 10:45AM Read More
Jayson Werth - OF
Jayson Werth is scheduled to play defense only in a minor league contest on Saturday. Werth is still experiencing some soreness in his surgically-repaired right shoulder when he's hitting, so he'll get his work in without stepping to the plate. At this point,...
Mar 28 10:17AM Read More
Ryan Zimmerman - 3B
Ryan Zimmerman is expected to be sidelined for the next 2-3 days after jamming his left... The Nationals don't believe that the injury is serious and do not have an MRI scheduled. Zimmerman remains fully confident that he will be in the team's lineup on Opening...
Mar 28 9:16AM Read More
Anthony Rendon - 2B
Anthony Rendon (knee) did light jogging on Friday with an emphasis on lateral movement. Rendon was testing his left knee as he's attempting to rehab from a minor MCL sprain that has shut him down since March 9. The young infielder has no issues when running...
Mar 27 10:21PM Read More
Jordan Zimmermann - S
Jordan Zimmermann admitted Friday that the chances he signs a contract extension with the... Zimmermann won't negotiate during the season, and he indicated that there's been little-to-no talks between his reps and the club. "I’m just not going to talk during...
Mar 27 5:43PM Read More
Jordan Zimmermann - S
Jordan Zimmermann gave up one run over six innings as the Nationals and a Cardinals split-squad... Zimmermann has been one of Florida's best pitchers, amassing a 1.37 ERA and a 15/4 K/BB ratio in 19 2/3 innings this spring. There's every reason to believe he'll be a...
Mar 27 5:33PM Read More
Rafael Soriano - R
Darren Wolfson of 1500ESPN.com reports that the Twins have inquired about watching Rafael... Wolfson adds that it's "possible they already watched him" throw. It's not clear how series Minnesota's interest in the free agent reliever is at this point....
Mar 27 5:00PM Read More
Denard Span - OF
Denard Span (abdomen) will take light swings with a fungo bat on Friday. Span also ran sprints on Friday and has been playing catch for over a week. The outfielder is coming along nicely from core muscle surgery but isn't close to game action and...
Mar 27 11:53AM Read More
Derrick Robinson - OF
Nationals re-assigned OF Derrick Robinson, INF/OF Cutter Dykstra, INF Emmanuel Burriss, C Steve... No surprises in this group. Robinson is an interesting potential bench guy because of his speed, but he's coming off a lost season due to shoulder surgery.
Mar 27 10:15AM Read More
Drew Storen - R
Drew Storen (hand) is scheduled to return to Grapefruit League action on Friday. Storen is two weeks removed from surgery to remove the hamate bone from his left (non-throwing) hand. The Nationals' closer will be ready to roll for Opening Day.
Mar 27 9:41AM Read More
Bryce Harper - OF
Bryce Harper (illness) is back in the Nationals' lineup Friday. Harper missed a couple days of action due to a stomach bug, but he's obviously feeling better. The outfielder is batting .231/.444/.385 with one homer this spring.
Mar 27 9:38AM Read More
Next Games
DateOppTime
3/29vs. Mia (p)10:05 PT11:05 MT12:05 CT1:05 ET13:05 ET17:05 GMT1:05 10:05 MST12:05 EST12:35 VEN21:05 UAE12:05 CT
3/30StL (p)10:05 PT11:05 MT12:05 CT1:05 ET13:05 ET17:05 GMT1:05 10:05 MST12:05 EST12:35 VEN21:05 UAE12:05 CT
3/31vs. NYM (p)10:05 PT11:05 MT12:05 CT1:05 ET13:05 ET17:05 GMT1:05 10:05 MST12:05 EST12:35 VEN21:05 UAE12:05 CT
4/1Mia (p)10:05 PT11:05 MT12:05 CT1:05 ET13:05 ET17:05 GMT1:05 10:05 MST12:05 EST12:35 VEN21:05 UAE12:05 CT
4/3NYY (p)10:05 PT11:05 MT12:05 CT1:05 ET13:05 ET17:05 GMT1:05 10:05 MST12:05 EST12:35 VEN21:05 UAE12:05 CT
Last Results
DateOppFinal
3/28NYM (p)L 2-10
3/27vs. StL (p)L 1-1
3/26vs. NYM (p)L 3-8
3/25StL (p)L 0-1
3/23vs. NYY (p)W 7-6
3/22Det (p)L 7-7
3/21vs. Mia (p)W 4-2
3/21Atl (p)L 2-5
3/20Hou (p)W 7-5
3/19vs. Det (p)L 0-0
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Team Stats

Washington Nationals Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
Denard Span14761094184398537.302
Jayson Werth147534851563711682.292
Anthony Rendon1536131111763962183.287
Adam LaRoche140494731281902692.259
Ian Desmond154593731512632491.255
Asdrubal Cabrera146553741333141461.241

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
Ryan Mattheus00-7008.241.04
Drew Storen21.6676501156.1461.12
Matt Thornton13.250640036.0281.75
Tyler Clippard74.636750170.1822.18
Doug Fister166.72725250164.0982.41
Blake Treinen23.400157050.2302.49
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