An update on Nick Johnson
Nationals first baseman Nick Johnson has not been traded. He was a last-minute scratch from Sunday’s lineup because of stomach discomfort. Johnson was scheduled to bat second, but Adam Dunn ended up play first base.
The announcement about the lineup change was not made until after right-hander Shairon Martis threw the first pitch.
“He had some bad stomach pains last night,” manager Manny Acta said. “And then he showed up today with the same symptoms. We took him to the doctor to run some tests on him. The doctor found everything to be OK.”