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The Nationals lose Class A catcher Adrian Nieto to the White Sox in Thursday's Rule 5 draft.
Maybe the key decision for the Nats will be whether to sign starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann to a long-term contract extension. Shortstop Ian Desmond is in line for one, as well. Both players will be free agents after the 2015 season.
The Nationals believe Wilson Ramos can catch 125 or more games in 2014, leaving them less interested in acquiring a veteran backup.
Corey Kluber pitched eight shutout innings and the Cleveland Indians spoiled Stephen Strasburg's return with a 2-0 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.
Young didn't sign with the Washington Nationals until Feb. 21, nine days after pitchers and catchers had reported to camp and begun the slow process of building toward the season. So the 6-foot-10 right-hander is a bit behind the rest of the group.
The home of Steve and Phyllis Wilson, on a tree-lined Virginia street, does not immediately distinguish itself from the equally lovely ones around it. There is no way to know just from looking that their home is unique - that their home has helped groom so many major league players.
He threw at about 60 percent effort, he said, in no rush to force himself to be ready for a season that remains more than a month away.