Worth noting

• Entering Saturday's action, the Nationals are hitting .216 and have a 3.86 ERA.

• Denard Span has a .563 on-base percentage entering Saturday's action against the Reds.

Bill Ladson is a reporter for MLB.com and writes an MLBlog, All Nats All the time. He also could be found on Twitter @WashingNats. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.