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Milwaukee Brewers' Elian Herrera cannot catch a ball hit by San Diego Padres' Xavier Nady during the first inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game on Friday, March 7, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Milwaukee Brewers' Elian Herrera cannot catch a ball hit by San Diego Padres' Xavier Nady during the first inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game on Friday, March 7, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

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Say hello, Assad: See the Navy warships off the coast of Syria

The Navy has sent four warships — USS Ramage, USS Mahan, USS Gravely and USS Barry — armed with ballistic missiles into the eastern Mediterranean Sea amid violence in Syria. Navy ships are capable of a variety of military actions, including launching Tomahawk cruise missiles as they did against Libya in 2011.