Matt Wieters was in Washington Nationals camp on Thursday, tucked away inside the team’s sparkling new spring training complex in West Palm Beach while awaiting word on his two-year deal becoming official.
The club is expected to announce the deal with the former Orioles catcher Friday, possibly in the morning, but it’s unclear whether Wieters will participate in his first workout with his new team that day.
There’s no concern that there are any glitches with the deal. Wieters took his team physical Wednesday. But the Nationals must first make a corresponding 40-man roster move to clear space for Wieters’ addition.
When Wieters does take the field,...