Taylor Jordan hasn't pitched since June 5 because of an elbow ailment, but the Nats are confident he'll avoid a second Tommy John surgery.
The Nats are hoping for good news, but the second opinion is usually a precursor to Tommy John surgery.
The Nationals are still in the process of determining the nature of severity of injuries to two minor league pitchers.
Taylor Jordan hasn't pitched since his last big league start, but the right-hander is doing fine.
The right-handed starter is expected to be sent down to Syracuse after a rough stint with the Nationals.
The struggling starter's velocity has also dropped so far this season compared to last season.
The slugging first baseman hit No. 499 in the first inning and No. 500 in the fifth inning, both off Jordan.
Taylor Jordan made his final statement in the Nationals' fifth starter competition and left Matt Williams with a tough choice.
Needing to answer Tanner Roark's impressive start yesterday, Taylor Jordan recovered from an odd first inning and cruised.
The right-handed starter wasn't happy with his command and Manager Matt Williams wants to stay aggressive with his fastball.