Worth noting

Doug Fister will pitch in a Minor League game on Thursday. He is expected to throw 60 to 65 pitches.

Ryan Zimmerman, Adam LaRoche and Denard Span did not accompany the Nationals to Jupiter on Wednesday. They are getting at-bats in a Minor League game.

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.