Nats Spring Training
As Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg gets ready to embark on his first full season after Tommy John surgery, manager Davey Johnson is keeping a watchful eye on him to make sure he is not overthrowing but he has no doubt that Strasburg is ready to go.
Nationals reliever Tyler Clippard certainly doesn't look like the kind of guy who would strike fear into the hearts of opposing hitters, but if you look at what he has accomplished on the mound the last three seasons, you might want to change your mind.
The 32-year-old went through all of spring training last year knowing there was something wrong with his left shoulder.
All along, Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman has said he won't be talking about a contract extension once Spring Training starts, which for him is officially Saturday.
There is little doubt the first day of workouts for Nationals pitchers and catchers was different for manager Davey Johnson.
Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper has one thing in mind as he enters his second big league camp, and it's really not that much different than last year: Make the team.