Worth noting

Worth noting

• Nationals reliever Ryan Mattheus, who is on the disabled list with a broken right hand, will pitch in a rehab game for Triple-A Syracuse on Tuesday. He will then get two days off and then be activated from the DL on Friday when the Nationals play a doubleheader against the Mets.

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