Worth noting

• Left-hander Sammy Solis hasn't pitched since March 2 because of back spasms, and there is no timetable for when he will appear in a game.

• Left-hander Michael Gonzalez is scheduled to pitch his first Spring Training game with the Nationals on Friday, against the Tigers.

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.