Washington Nationals vs New York Mets: Grapefruit League GameThread


Erick Fedde had a bit of scare within the lead-up to the beginning of the common season, when the 29-year-old, 2014 Nationals’ first spherical decide felt tightness in his proper facet (indirect) as he labored out between begins in West Palm Seaside, FL. Luckily, it seems that it wasn’t dangerous sufficient to maintain him off of Washington’s Opening Day roster, and with another pitchers coping with accidents of their very own this spring, Fedde is prone to make his subsequent begin of the yr after immediately as a part of the Nats’ rotation as soon as the common season will get underway later this week.

“He’ll be good,” Nationals’ supervisor Davey Martinez stated, as quoted by MASN reporter Mark Zuckerman, after Fedde examined the indirect in a bullpen session. “He’ll match into the rotation.”

In two begins in Grapefruit League motion, Fedde, who’s additionally gotten work in on again fields in Florida, has given up three hits and three walks however no runs in 4 23 IP, placing out three and holding opposing hitters to a .200 AVG.

He stated earlier than testing issues out on Sunday that he wished to take issues slowly and never make them worse with the beginning of the common season days away.

“I wish to be again on the market as rapidly as potential,” Fedde informed reporters, as quoted, once more, by MASN’s Zuckerman.

“However like I stated, I believe that comes with having been round for a very long time now. The thought of lacking a month sounds loads worse than perhaps one begin. I’m simply making an attempt to be sensible in that sense. So no matter it comes all the way down to, the thought is to be cautious.”

He’ll go on the market another time this afternoon in Grapefruit League motion in opposition to the New York Mets, and if all goes properly, subsequent time he takes the mound it’ll rely…

HERE’S THE NATIONALS’ LINEUP FOR TODAY’S GAME WITH THE METS:

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