As the Mets clubhouse buzzed with rumors, the Nats prepared to play with the same 25 players they used the day before.

Matt Williams expects Span to begin baseball activities soon, while Carpenter is not yet resuming his throwing program.

Storen's agent: "We continue to have ongoing communication regarding his role and his future with the organization."

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