by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (3/22/2013) The Nationals trimmed two players from their roster Friday, optioning pitcher Cole Kimball to Triple-A Syracuse and reassigning pitcher Jeremy Accardo to their minor-league camp.
Cole Kimball working back from stiff shoulder
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (3/21/2013) Nationals pitcher Cole Kimball threw a bullpen session Wednesday as he continues to work his way back from shoulder stiffness, according to MLB.com. Kimball has not appeared in a Grapefruit League game since March 13. Though he has a history of shoulder problems in the past, the injury is not believed to be serious.
Kimball pegged for Triple-A
(2/17/2013) Nationals manager Davey Johnson said on Sunday that he would prefer Cole Kimball to begin the season at Triple-A Syracuse in order to get some work in the closing role. Kimball last pitched in the majors in 2011 as he continues to recover from rotator cuff surgery. Hes certainly got a good future so well be keeping a close eye on him but hes been throwing exceptionally well, Johnson told the Washington Times. What Im seeing is hes throwing all his pitches, everyday. Hes showing a lot of arm strength and pretty good command of it."