Nationals Press Releases
Nationals acquire All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon
The Washington Nationals acquired All-Star right-handed pitcher Jonathan Papelbon and cash considerations from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for Minor League right-handed pitcher Nick Pivetta on Tuesday. Papelbon and the Nationals have also agreed to terms on a contract for the 2016 season. The Nationals also designated catcher Dan Butler for assignment. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.
Nationals reinstate OF Jayson Werth and 1B Ryan Zimmerman
The Washington Nationals returned from rehab and reinstated outfielder Jayson Werth from the 60-day disabled list and first baseman Ryan Zimmerman from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday.
Nationals reinstate INF Anthony Rendon and Option RHP Abel de Los Santos
The Washington Nationals returned from rehab and reinstated infielder Anthony Rendon from the 15-day disabled list and optioned right-handed pitcher Abel de Los Santos to Double-A Harrisburg on Saturday.
Max Scherzer to launch Big League Impact DC
In an effort to raise funds for the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation, the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy and to join other "Big Leaguers" around the country in making a global impact, Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer has teamed up with Adam Wainwright's Big League Impact to launch Big League Impact DC.
Nationals recall RHP Joe Ross
The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Joe Ross from Triple-A Syracuse on Tuesday and optioned infielder Wilmer Difo to Double-A Harrisburg.
Nationals select contract of RHP Abel de Los Santos
The Washington Nationals selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Abel de Los Santos from Double-A Harrisburg on Monday and optioned right-handed pitcher Blake Treinen to Triple-A Syracuse.
Nationals recall LHP Sammy Solis, place RHP David Carpenter on 15-day DL
The Washington Nationals recalled left-handed pitcher Sammy Solis from Double-A Harrisburg and placed right-handed pitcher David Carpenter on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 12, with right shoulder inflammation. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.
Nationals Homestand Highlights July 17-22
Washington Nationals Homestand Highlights vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (July 17-19) and New York Mets (July 20-22).
Nationals agree to terms with international OF Elvis Alvarado
The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with 16-year-old outfielder Elvis Alvarado. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo and Director of Latin American Operations Johnny DiPuglia made the joint announcement.