Reed Johnson


Casey Janssen emerged from his first rehab appearance with Class A Potomac feeling more encouraged about his pending return from a shoulder injury than he expected.


Outfielder Reed Johnson had surgery to repair the peroneus longus tendon in his left leg over the weekend, Nationals manager Matt Williams announced.


The Nationals' bullpen could soon get a significant boost, as offseason acquisition Casey Janssen is just days away from beginning a rehab assignment as he recovers from right shoulder tendinitis.


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