Nationals left fielder Jayson Werth reported to serve the first installment of his 5-day jail sentence stemming from a July reckless driving charge on Friday night.
Former Nats catcher Jesus Flores, who was their primary backstop in 2008, has signed with the rival Atlanta Braves on a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training.
2014 record: 98-64, 1st place in AL West
Manager: Mike Scioscia, 16th season
Estimated 2015 payroll: $148 million
After letting closer Casey Janssen leave to sign with the Nationals, the Toronto Blue Jays are in search for veteran relief pitching.
Nationals manager Matt Williams and his wife Erica are teaming up for a good cause with none other than Hollywood actor Mark Wahlberg and director Michael Bay for this weekend's Super Bowl.