Wednesday's pregame press conference with Nationals manager Matt Williams revealed some ominous injury news for several players, but there was one positive development.
Nationals reliever David Carpenter has stopped his throwing program as he continues to recover from right shoulder inflammation after feeling discomfort while playing catch off flat ground.
Rookie right-hander Joe Ross had made spot starts for the Nationals before, but this was no ordinary outing.
Stephen Strasburg threw off a mound in a bullpen session for the first time since landing on the disabled list at Nationals Park on Tuesday.
[Updated 5:49 p.m.]