Nationals make first round of cuts
The Nationals made their first round of cuts on Tuesday morning. They re-assigned pitchers Bobby Brownlie, Justin Jones, Preston Larrison and J.D. Martin, catcher Javier Herrera, infielders Chris Marrero and Matt Whitney and outfielder Destin Hood to Minor League camp.
The Nationals also optioned left-hander Mike O’Connor to Triple A Syracuse and left-hander pitcher Ross Detwiler to Double-A Harrisburg.
With the cuts, the Nationals’ Spring Training roster now stands at 58.