Originally posted on Nationals Enquirer  |  Last updated 5/19/13
Repeat after me: It's only Spring Training. Oh, wait... Padres 13, Nationals 4: Spring Training called. It wants its March-split-squad lineup back. Bryce Harper's status up in the air for tomorrow. Jayson Werth back by the All Star Break, maybe? Dan Haren (5 IP, 9 H, 7 ER, 2 BB, 2 HR, 1 WP) stunk out the joint; Ryan Mattheus (1 IP, 4 H, 5 ER, 2 BB)  turns 7-4 game into a dumpster fire. Much respect to Mattheus for standing up and facing the music after the game (video here, via MASN). Henry Rodriguez pitches for the first time in 8 days, his inning included a SMH-Rod wild pitch, a walk, an error, and three stolen bases. He got out of it without giving up a run!? Silver lining: Danny Espinosa goes 0-4 but only strikes out once. Good thing he's trying to play through that little shoulder thing. Season ending surgery in 5...4...3... Cheer up, Nats fans: Zach Duke starting tomorrow. He'll probably pitch the first no-no in Nats history or something... (Screencap of d...
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