"[The hand] is going to be painful for a while," Espinosa said. "It's a bone bruise. It's right on the skin. There is no meat around it. ... My hand strength and my wrist feel a lot better."
Espinosa, who is known to be an iron horse since he entered the big leagues, said he was bored the last three days because he couldn't hit or take fielding practice.
"They didn't want me to do anything," Espinosa said. "I just sat in the training room from 2 p.m. to 7p.m. So I was getting bored sitting in the trainer's room."
Bill Ladson is a reporter for MLB.com and writes an MLBlog, All Nats All the time. He also could be found on Twitter @WashingNats. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.