Worth noting

Worth noting

• Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos has started a rehab assignment with the Gulf Coast Nationals. He caught three innings and went 0-for 1 on Friday. Ramos is going to catch five innings on Saturday and have the day off Sunday. Johnson is hoping that Ramos moves up and plays for the team's other Minor League affiliates next week. Ramos has been on the disabled list because of a hamstring injury.

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. Reporter Andrew Simon contributed to this report. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.