Injury updates, including the whereabouts of outfielder Nate McLouth.
The Nationals center fielder will begin playing in minor league games today.
The backup outfielder hopes to resume throwing when the inflammation leaves his right shoulder.
Escobar is planning on playing in a minor league game by Monday. McLouth's surgically-repaired shoulder is still sore.
The veteran left-handed hitting outfielder is nearly ready to play in a game for the first time since August.
DAILY WRAPUP | Injury updates from Viera, where all Nationals players have reported ahead of Thursday's first full-squad workout.
The Nationals will monitor Jayson Werth, Denard Span, Nate McLouth and Brian Goodwin in camp, all returning from surgery.
The veteran outfielder says his shoulder is nearly back to 100 percent and expects to be ready to play near the first spring training games.
Pitchers and catchers soon pack their bags for Viera, so here's a look at the Nationals roster as it stands two weeks before spring training.
Well on his way to recovery from August shoulder surgery, Nationals outfielder Nate McLouth says he'll be healthy and ready to compete for a spot by Spring Training.