Danny Espinosa ended a miserable 2013 in the minors, but he's off to a red-hot start in 2014.
In first opening day, Anthony Rendon drilled a crucial double and a game-sealing home run.
Anthony Rendon has missed three days with a nasty chest cold, but it should not linger into the season.
Zimmerman has been taking grounders at first in preparation for possible playing time at first during spring and regular season.
"It's not my decision in the end. If they feel that I help the team, then it's gonna be me. If not, I;ll be cheering on the other teammates."
Along with other teams across MLB, the Nationals are auctioning off two items to help raise money for cancer research.
Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo is coy about Cano but says Anthony Rendon will open spring training as starting second baseman.
The Yankees free agent is the best player available, and the Nationals have deep pockets, a desire to win and a roster suited for contention.
Manager Davey Johnson believes Anthony Rendon can make second base his permanent position in the majors.
Anthony Rendon has never played as much in any season as he already has this year.