Relief pitcher Brad Lidge will undergo surgery to repair a torn abdomen muscle on Tuesday morning, this according to The Washington Post.
Behind the majors' best rotation, the Nationals went 14-8 in April. There were, however, a few discouraging developments in the season's opening month.
With Ryan Zimmerman, Michael Morse and Jayson Werth all out Sunday, the Nationals were shut out by the Dodgers.
Already playing without sluggers Ryan Zimmerman and Michael Morse, the Nationals had to play Sunday's game in Los Angeles without Jayson Werth.