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Nats recall Taylor, Solis

By The Sports Network, 1 year 4 months ago
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Washington Nationals made four roster moves before Wednesday's game against the Atlanta Braves. The Nationals recalled pitcher Sammy Solis from Double-A Harrisburg and outfielder Michael A. Taylor from Triple-A Syracuse. The team also placed outfielder Reed Johnson on the 15-day disabled list with a left calf strain and optioned pitcher A.J. Cole to...

Recap: Miami vs. Washington

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months ago
Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Martin Prado's go-ahead RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted the Miami Marlins to a 3-2 win over the Washington Nationals in the opener of a three-game set. Adeiny Hechavarria smacked a leadoff double in the eighth before Donovan Solano popped out on a bunt attempt. Dee Gordon beat out an infield single to put runners on the corners, however,...

Dodgers acquire LHP Cedeno from Nationals

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months ago
Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired left-hander Xavier Cedeno from the Washington Nationals in exchange for cash considerations. Cedeno, 28, was designated for assignment by Washington last week after allowing two runs in three innings over five appearances in 2015. Lefties batted .252 against him in that time. In five seasons with the Nationals...

Recap: Washington vs. St. Louis

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months ago
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Yunel Escobar smacked a walk-off solo homer in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift the Washington Nationals to a 2-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in the opener of a three-game set. The Cardinals sent the game into extras following Matt Holliday's RBI single in the ninth, but Escobar crushed a Carlos Villanueva (1-1) first-pitch fastball into the...

Nats activate Span from DL

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months ago
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Washington Nationals activated center fielder Denard Span from the 15-day disabled list prior to Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Span had surgery to repair a core muscle in early March after a previous procedure to fix a sports hernia injury last December. The move comes after Span went 5-for-12 with a home run during a three-...

Recap: Washington vs. Philadelphia

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months ago
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Bryce Harper's three-run homer backed a strong start from Max Scherzer as the Washington Nationals downed the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 in the second installment of a four-game series. Scherzer (1-1) picked up his first win in a Nationals uniform by throwing eight innings of one-run ball. The offseason acquisition scattered four hits, struck out nine and...

Nationals' Stammen needs surgery for torn flexor tendon

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months ago
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Washington Nationals reliever Craig Stammen has a torn flexor in his right forearm and will require surgery, manager Matt Williams announced Thursday. There is no date set for the surgery, and the timetable for his recovery will be decided on the extent of the tear. The Nationals placed Stammen on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with stiffness in...

Nats place Stammen on DL

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months ago
Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Washington Nationals placed pitcher Craig Stammen on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with stiffness in his right forearm. The right-handed reliever has appeared in five games this season, allowing two hits, walking three and striking out three over four innings. Washington manager Matt Williams said that Stammen will undergo more tests on Thursday...

Recap: Boston vs. Washington

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months ago
Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Mookie Betts flashed a wide range of skills early in Boston's home opener. He made a home run-robbing catch, stole two bases and hit a three-run blast -- all in the first two innings -- to spark the Red Sox to a 9-4 win over the Washington Nationals on Monday. David Ortiz had a solo home run and Sandy Leon went 3-for-4 with an RBI for the Red Sox, who...

Nationals activate OF Werth from DL

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months ago
Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Washington Nationals activated outfielder Jayson Werth from the 15-day disabled list prior to Monday's game against the Boston Red Sox. Werth missed the first six games of the season recovering from offseason surgery on the AC joint in his right shoulder. He batted .292 with 16 home runs and 82 RBI in 147 games for the Nationals last season. The...