Worth noting

Worth noting

• On Friday, first baseman Mark Teahen became eligible to opt out of the Minor League contract he signed with Washington in February because he was not in the Major Leagues, but he remained in the Triple-A Syracuse lineup hitting third. Teahen has seven years of big league experience and is hitting .293 with 42 RBIs through 64 games with Syracuse.

• Lucas Giolito, the Nationals' first-round selection in the First-Year Player Draft, took in batting practice Friday behind the batting cage with team officials.