Worth noting

• Williams and general manager Mike Rizzo traveled to Kissimmee, Fla., on Friday to gain a better understanding of the new instant-replay rules. Teams including the Tigers, Astros and Braves were also at the meeting with MLB executive vice president Joe Torre and Tony La Russa.

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.