• Right-handers Blake Treinen and Aaron Barrett were both placed on the seven-day disabled list at Syracuse on Monday. Treinen slept on his throwing arm awkwardly, but he should return for his next start in seven days. Barrett suffered mild back spasms. A Nationals spokesman said neither injury is considered serious.
• The Nationals will host a toy drive before Wednesday night's game against the D-backs at Nationals Park to benefit the United States Marine Corps' Toys for Tots Program. Donations will be accepted at the center-field gate from 4:30 p.m. ET until the third inning.
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. Daniel Popper is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.