Upon receiving a cortisone shot in his ailing right shoulder on June 24, Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman acknowledged he might need another one (or more) before season's end.
As well as each was pitching all summer at Class AAA Syracuse, neither Zach Duke nor Christian Garcia ever gave serious thought to the possibility of getting promoted to join the Nationals before s
Henry Rodriguez has made two stints on the disabled list this season for injuries the Nationals said were to his index finger and his lower back.
The Nationals and Mike Rizzo have taken a lot of heat recently for their plan to shut down Stephen Strasburg due to a team-imposed innings limit.
PHOENIX -- Some leftover thoughts from last night's 9-1 thumping of the Diamondbacks...