One morning in March, Matt Williams and Steve McCatty ventured over to the minor-league complex in Viera, Fla., to watch left-hander Felipe Rivero pitch out of the bullpen.
Ian Desmond got his first day of the season off last week in Milwaukee, but the Nationals shortstop still spent much of his time at Miller Park in work mode, whether in the batting cage or the dug
Max Scherzer stopped by the Nats Academy to teach the Little League players a thing or two about pitching.
Young stud Mo'ne Davis happened to be one of the players in attendance.
The Nationals open their series with the Pittsburgh Pirates, but will be without Bryce Harper.