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Cincinnati Reds' Ryan Ludwick hits a foul ball off his foot in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Cincinnati. Rene Rivera catches at right. Ludwick struck out on the at-bat. (AP Photo)

Cincinnati Reds' Ryan Ludwick hits a foul ball off his foot in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Cincinnati. Rene Rivera catches at right. Ludwick struck out on the at-bat. (AP Photo)

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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.