According to Bill Ladson of MLB.com, the Nationals will give Danny Espinosa an opportunity to make the team as a reserve infielder in 2014.
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette indicated that they talked to the Tigers about acquiring Doug Fister before he was traded to the Nationals, but that "there wasn't a match".
Nationals manager Matt Williams said in an interview on MASN-TV Thursday that Stephen Strasburg (elbow) could be behind by 4-5 days at the start of spring training.
Ross Detwiler (back) said he has felt "100 percent" since pitching in the instructional league in September.
Wilson Ramos is hitting .358/.426/.509 through 14 games in the Venezuelan Winter League.
Ryan Zimmerman said his shoulder feels good following surgery last offseason.
Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said Tuesday that Anthony Rendon will enter spring training as the starting second baseman, but that he'll have to compete to keep his job.
Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo indicated Tuesday that Ross Detwiler is not assured of a rotation spot.
Nationals avoided arbitration with RHP Ross Ohlendorf by agreeing to a one-year, $1.25 million contract.
Nationals acquired RHP Doug Fister from the Tigers for INF Steve Lombardozzi, LHP Ian Krol and LHP Robbie Ray.
Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish.com reports that the Nationals have acquired Doug Fister in a trade with the Tigers.
Nationals signed RHP Manny Delcarmen to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Contrary to his previous comments, Wilson Ramos is playing in the Venezuelan Winter League.
Nationals sent LHP Tyler Robertson outright to Triple-A Syracuse.
Nationals acquired OF John Wooten from the Athletics for LHP Fernando Abad.