The Nationals starter gives himself oportunites to work on an area of need, and the third baseman says he feels fine after playing.
The Nationals closer had a strong inning without baserunners, an improvement from his previous spring outings.
The Nationals closer hasn't looked sharp this spring but Manager Matt Williams insists that the right-hander feels good.
The left-hander competing for the fifth spot in the rotation allowed three earned runs, but was pleased with the nine curveballs he threw.
The 72-year-old will receive a Medal of Honor in two weeks in Washington.
The Nationals won their second game of the spring and Zimmermann looked sharp, as did Ayala.
Jordan Zimmermann makes his first spring start as the Nationals play host for the first time this spring.
Taylor Jordan starts the first game and Jordan Zimmermann takes the mound for the second.
With only three practices left before their Grapefruit League opener, a lineup for the game vs. the Mets is planned.
Gio Gonzalez will finish off the Nationals' Grapefruit League schedule.