Rendon had trouble getting his left side loose before the game, and Span is expected back Sunday.
Gio Gonzalez works seven strong innings and the bullpen holds up its end in a 1-0 win over the Mets at Citi Field.
Pitchers’ duel does not disappoint, but New York breaks open tight game against Washington bullpen for 4-0 win.
Darling praises Strasburg's talent, but suggests he blames others when things go wrong.
On the flip side, Washington has been good at taking the extra base so far on singles and doubles.
The infielder resumed his rehab assignment by playing five innings, showing no visible problems with his left knee or tight side.
If he feels better, the center fielder is expected back in the Nationals lineup as soon as Saturday.
Max Scherzer vs. Matt Harvey.
Michael A. Taylor is in center field while Denard Span rests.
Zimmerman's yearly charity event at Nationals Park will be held on June 22.
Harper's 22 walks in April are a Nationals record for the first month of the season.