Weekly Wrap: NL East rivals test Nats

Starting off spring training games this week, the Nats got their first taste of the National League East with games versus the Marlins, Mets and Braves that ended in a win, three losses and two ties.

On Sunday, the Nats announced that Christian Garcia would miss the next 10-14 days with a wrist/forearm strain. While the decision to rest the righty is conservative, the Nats are looking to give him the time he needs. Also close to a return is catcher Wilson Ramos, who is rehabbing from last summer’s two knee surgeries.

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In case you missed it, read more on these stories and other headlines:

* Information on the Nats’ accelerated development program

* Matt Purke progressing

* A closer look at Brandon Mann

* In spring training, Bryce Harper wants in

* Nathan Karns impresses in first outing

* Stephen Strasburg focusing on big picture

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