Topics

Reed Johnson

Nationals reliever Storen leaves with blister in loss to Cards

Nationals reliever Storen leaves with blister in loss to Cards

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Washington Nationals closer Drew Storen exited early because of a blister on his right big toe Monday in a 6-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. Storen issued a two-out walk to Kolten Wong, then left the mound in the sixth inning. "You start sweating, it gets hot, you start having friction down there and he developed a blister and then the next pitch it ripped," Washington manager Matt Williams said. The setback is the second of the spring for the right-handed Storen, who missed time after undergoing surgery to remove part of a bone in his left hand. "We'll re-evaluate him tomorrow and see how he is, but no need to push it at this...

Loading

76°