Worth noting

• Hitting coach Rick Eckstein's wife, Caroline, gave birth to a baby girl, Isabel Loring Eckstein, on Wednesday. Both mother and daughter are doing fine.

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.