- Ryan Zimmerman will not need surgery on his fractured right thumb, but is still expected to be out 4-6 weeks. Zimmerman suffered the injury on April 12.
- Denard Span passed all the concussion-related protocols and worked out at a high-level of intensity without adverse effects. He will play in a minor-league rehab game, perhaps this weekend, before being activated from the 7-day concussion list. Span was jarred in a collision at second base on April 11.
- Wilson Ramos, who is recovering from surgery to remove his left hamate bone, had his stitches taken out. Ramos has been on the DL since Opening Day and is projected to return mid-May.
|Denard Span in 2013|
Photo by Keith Allions via Wiki Commons
I think it just shows how far along I've come since 2011 to now," Span said. "Even to have a collision like I had three days ago and to be feeling so good today, it just shows how far I've come."Follow Rose Ingberman on Twitter @NatsLady and read her blog Lady and the Nats