The Nationals reinstated center fielder Denard Span off the 7-day disabled list on Saturday, and optioned Steven Souza, Jr. back to Triple-A Syracuse.
Each of the Nationals' four minor minor league affiliates begin their seasons on Thursday. Here is a look at their rosters for 2014:
Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs
Micah Owings, who spent six months in the Nationals' organization last season as a first baseman, has decided to switch back to pitching in his quest for a contract in 2014.
Age on Opening Day 2014: 25
How acquired: Drafted 9th round, June 2009
2014 salary: N/A