Gio Gonzalez was on the verge of losing his composure Thursday against the Mets, but Max Scherzer helped him find it again.
In their preseason rankings of the best shortstops in baseball, ESPN has Nationals' star Ian Desmond comparing quite favorably to his peers.
Gio Gonzalez and the Nationals face the Mets in a rare twilight spring training game. Get live updates from Viera on Nats Insider!
Add Bryce Harper to the growing list of Nationals unable to play at the moment, though his ailment legitimately isn't serious.