Washington Nationals catcher Jesus Flores (26) poses for a portrait during photo day at spring training, Viera, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)ANDREW HARNIK/THE WASHINGTON TIMES 
Washington Nationals catcher Jesus Flores lost his starting job to Wilson Ramos when a shoulder injury took him away from the game for two years. This spring, after playing winter ball in his native Venezuela, Flores is showing his old form. "Even though I was playing [last year], I never felt I was losing the fear of throwing and doing too much stuff without worrying about my shoulder," he says. "This year is totally different."

Washington Nationals catcher Jesus Flores (26) poses for a portrait during photo day at spring training, Viera, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)ANDREW HARNIK/THE WASHINGTON TIMES Washington Nationals catcher Jesus Flores lost his starting job to Wilson Ramos when a shoulder injury took him away from the game for two years. This spring, after playing winter ball in his native Venezuela, Flores is showing his old form. "Even though I was playing [last year], I never felt I was losing the fear of throwing and doing too much stuff without worrying about my shoulder," he says. "This year is totally different."