Mike Rizzo did not seem in any kind of rush to bring Danny Espinosa back to the majors after a recent surge.
As Danny Espinosa improves, his future with the Nationals becomes less clear -- and his agent wants to know what comes next.
The infielder has snapped out of a vicious slump with a hot stretch.
Washington options Danny Espinosa to the minors, an expected move that marks a stark fall for a one-time foundational piece of the franchise.
After less than a week with the Nats' triple-A affiliate, the second baseman is coming around to the decision to send him back to the minors.
Harper will test out left knee next week and was comfortable with a cortisone shot, despite initial reservations.
The second baseman is expected to begin his minor league rehab assignment on Thursday.
The Nationals second baseman is undergoing medical examinations before his treatment is determined.
The Nationals decided they could no longer tolerate Danny Espinosa playing through pain and turned to Anthony Rendon at second base.
The Nats make sweeping changes to their roster, including shipping out two relievers and sending Espinosa to the DL.