According to Bill Ladson of MLB.com, Micah Owings is unlikely to earn a bench spot on the Nationals' Opening Day roster.
Micah Owings will be sidelined for a second straight day Tuesday due to a quad injury.
Micah Owings hit a grand slam off John Ely on Thursday to propel the Nationals to a 6-3 win over the Astros.
Micah Owings homered Friday in his third at-bat against the Cardinals.
Micah Owings struck out in his lone at-bat in his Grapefruit League debut Thursday.
Micah Owings recently receive a cortisone injection for his ailing left wrist.
Micah Owings received treatment on his left wrist Monday morning.
Micah Owings has not been throwing or taking full batting practice in Nationals' camp due to a shoulder issue.
Nationals manager Davey Johnson confirmed on Friday that Micah Owings will play first base and outfield for the Nationals, but will not be used as a pitcher.
Nationals signed 1B Micah Owings to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Padres released RHP Micah Owings.
Micah Owings will have surgery to "clean out" his right elbow.
Micah Owings is contemplating surgery on his ailing right forearm.
Micah Owings (elbow) did not report to Triple-A Tucson on Thursday as scheduled.