Ryan Mattheus should return to the Nationals' bullpen soon, but how he'll fit in remains to be seen.
The left-handed starter may not be ready to make a rehab start this week nor return to the Nationals as originally expected.
The reliever will throw on Friday for the first time since May 19.
The right-handed reliever throws for the first time since breaking his hand.
It's early, but let's jump into our year-to-date PITCHf/x numbers.
If the Nationals’ roster has any holes on paper, it would be the lack of a second left-hander in the bullpen to pair with long reliever Zach Duke.
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.