The Nationals pulled off a surprising trade on Monday afternoon, sending a lefty relief pitcher to the rival New York Mets for a veteran outfielder.
Closer Drew Storen departed Monday’s game against the Cardinals after facing only two batters, walking off the field with a trainer in what may be the latest (and among the most significant) injuries suffered by members of the Nationals this spring.
With Max Scherzer held back to pitch a minor-league game in Viera, Taylor Jordan gets to face the Cardinals in Jupiter. Get live updates on Nats Insider!
The New York Mets still appear intent on trading veteran starter Dillon Gee, even after the loss of Zack Wheeler for the entire 2015 season.