Rendon's third opinion resulted in the same diagnosis as the first two, a sprained MCL, and manager Matt Williams indicated he will begin the season on the disabled list, Mark Zuckerman of CSN Washington reports.
Span (abdomen) has been making significant progress in his recovery, including running sprints, swinging a light bat and making throws from 200 feet, the Washington Post's James Wagner reports. "The last three days were really good," Span said. "Overall, it's been feeling a lot better than I anticipated or a lot of people anticipated feeling this soon."
Werth (shoulder) took his first batting practice of the spring Saturday, Bill Ladson of MLB.com reports. "The swing is there, all the range of motion," Werth said "My natural swing path is good. I still have a little ways to go."