Found March 18, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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The Washington Nationals aren’t taking any chances this spring and have shut down outfielder Michael Morse and first baseman Adam LaRoche for at least a week.Morse has been battling a strained right lat muscle while LaRoche is nursing a left ankle sprain. Morse underwent an MRI this week but no damage was revealed. He is still in a considerable amount of pain and could miss Opening Day. LaRoche was playing on the tender ankle put will be rested in order to fully recover.Morse led the Nationals with a .303 BA and 31 home runs last season. LaRoche was plagued with injury in 2011, hitting just .172 over 45 games.
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