The hard-throwing right-hander was scheduled to throw live batting practice for the first time on Wednesday.
Injury updates, and general updates, on all the players, including when Jayson Werth and Adam LaRoche will make their spring training debuts.
Both players report improved progress in their rehab from injuries, according to Nationals Manager Davey Johnson.
Both General Manager Mike Rizzo and Manager Davey Johnson believe the second baseman can play through the torn, but rehabilited, rotator cuff without an issue.
The Nationals flame-throwing right-handed reliever says his elbow feels fine after his surgery and rehab this winter but still hasn't throw a bullpen session.
The right-handed flame-throwing reliever is rehabbing from August elbow surgery and finds watching his teammates win without his help the hardest part.
Nationals fire-balling reliever Henry Rodriguez underwent surgery Friday to clean up bone spur in his throwing elbow, the first public mention that there was anything wrong with his right arm.
The Nationals bullpen is a distinctive subgroup of the team: a cluster of seven pitchers caged in one little space every day, far removed from the rest of the team.