(Jayson Werth's beard, as seen in MLB 11: The Show. Image grabbed from Youtube by Nationals Enquirer staff.)
A few weeks back, Nationals Enquirer staff pointed out that Jayson Werth's Beard had been reduced to a mere soul patch in the upcoming MLB 2K11 from 2K Sports. But it appears that the digital version of Werth in the competing MLB 11: The Show sports the full burly beard look. Of course, the real live human version of Jayson Werth is still finding his way with the facial hair.
Also, the real live human version of Jayson Werth is continuing to find his way in his first spring with the Nationals: in 13 ABs, he's got just one hit. No worries.
Meanwhile, up north in Philly, it seems they're still finding their way with the "Werth-as-villain" storyline, after the Washington Post's Thomas Boswell supposedly heard Mike Rizzo and Werth profess their hatred of the Phillies. Take this John Gonzalez column from Monday's Philly Inquirer, for example -- it's a hoot. Seems someone might be a little upset about Dom Brown and his fractured hand; either that or Jayson Werth never gave John Gonzalez a hug: