When Danny Hultzen experienced arm pain, all involved knew the end result would be bad. It was just a matter of how bad.
Miss the entire 2014 season, bad, to be exact.
Hultzen, the second overall pick in the 2011 MLB Draft recently underwent surgery for a torn rotator cuff and will miss the entire season.
Add another name to the list of left-handed relievers the Nationals are targeting.
The Nationals, according a person familiar with the situation, have significant interest in Mariners free agent Oliver Perez, a 32-year-old whose resurrection as a reliever started when he pitched for Class AA Harrisburg in the Nationals’ system in 2011.
With Seattle last season, Perez struck out...