The pitcher will require at least another week of rest but says the injury is "not as bad as it sounds."
Christian Garcia remains confident his wrist will improve with only rest, but he could miss two weeks as strain heals.
Christian Garcia will miss at least a few days with a forearm strain.
Christian Garcia underwent an MRI today on his right wrist and forearm to diagnose what he described as “a tight kind of pull thing” in his arm.
Christian Garcia will miss the next few days after he went to the doctor to ensure he does not have a ruptured appendix.
Rain began as the last round of Nationals pitchers threw their bullpen sessions. Observations of Christian Garcia, the morning team meeting and Stephen Strasburg.
Christian Garcia is waiting to see how he'll become a starter, and Stephen Strasburg throws a sterling first bullpen session.
The Nationals are hoping to have Garcia, a hard-throwing reliever, compete as a starter in spring training. The 27-year-old is preparing for anything.
The 27-year-old right-hander has impressed many since his call-up this month, enough so that the Nationals will have him begin next spring training as a starter.
With Sean Burnett resting his elbow and Ryan Mattheus having pitched twice in a row, the Nationals got Christian Garcia loose in a 1-0 game yesterday