The Nationals cleared a space on their 40-man roster by outrighting reliever Cole Kimball to Class AAA Syracuse.
The Nationals' new closer says his tooth infection didn't bug him or affect performance. He's easing into action.
Davey Johnson believes Cole Kimball has recovered from his 2011 shoulder surgery, and other loose odds and ends from the first full squad workout.
The Nationals reliever had a faced a long path to recovery since his 2011 rotator cuff surgery and insists he is healthy again.
Cole Kimball will continue his comeback from rotator cuff surgery in Viera, Fla. for the instructional league.