"I just don’t want to get burned by my fourth pitch when I know I can get guys out with the other three."
Doug Fister and Jordan Zimmermann are not throwing as hard as they have in the past. Mechanics may be to blame. It may not matter much, anyway.
The two sides couldn't match up on a deal for the impending free agent starter. The two faced off on Monday.
Zimmerman left after he banged the side of his body, Storen fired a scoreless inning and Jordan Zimmermann tossed six scoreless.
Strasburg is expected to miss a few days of action resting his twisted ankle, which he suffered during conditioning on Friday.
Price is one of baseball's most dominant pitchers with one of the game's best left-handed fastballs. All Difo heard was 'fastball.'
Also, Ryan Zimmerman and Ian Desmond take extra grounders together to work on double plays and timing.
Rizzo spoke about Jayson Werth, remaining questions about his roster, and whether this season is World Series or bust in Washington.
"Just go out there and pitch. I'm a Nat for another year and I'm just going to do the best I can to pitch for these guys."
Nationals Journal counts down the top five storylines surrounding the Nationals as they begin spring training.