Nationals Press Releases
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Nationals Select Contract of Nate Schierholtz, Option Michael A. Taylor to AAA
The Washington Nationals today selected the contract of outfielder Nate Schierholtz, optioned outfielder Michael A. Taylor to Syracuse of the Triple-A International League and placed outfielder Nate McLouth (right shoulder inflammation) on the 60-Day Disabled List.
Nationals sign two-year working agreement with Auburn Doubledays
The Washington Nationals today announced the signing of a two-year Player Development Contract extension (which begins in 2015) with the Auburn Doubledays of the short-season Class A New York-Penn League through the 2016 season. Nationals President of Baseball Operations & General Manager Mike Rizzo, Nationals Vice President of Player Personnel Bob Boone, Assistant General Manager & Vice President of Player Development Doug Harris and Director of Player Development Mark Scialabba made the joint announcement.
Nationals agree to terms with of Nate Schierholtz on a Minor-League contract
The Washington Nationals today agreed to terms with outfielder Nate Schierholtz on a minor-league contract. Schierholtz will be assigned to Syracuse of the Triple-A International League. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.
Washington Nationals Homestand Highlights
August's last homestand features third NatsLive Postgame Concert, as well as Racing President Bill and Ian Desmond bobbleheads
Nationals place Souza on DL, recall Taylor from Syracuse
The Washington Nationals today placed outfielder Steven Souza Jr. on the 15-Day Disabled List (left shoulder contusion) and recalled outfielder Michael A. Taylor from Syracuse of the Triple-A International League.
Nationals activate Thornton, option Treinen
The Washington Nationals today activated left-handed reliever Matt Thornton and optioned right-handed pitcher Blake Treinen to Syracuse of the Triple-A International League.
Nationals acquire left-handed reliever Matt Thornton
The Washington Nationals today claimed left-handed reliever Matt Thornton off waivers from the New York Yankees. The Nationals also transferred right-handed pitcher Taylor Jordan to the 60-Day Disabled List. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.
Nationals recall Sandy Leon from Triple-A, place Wilson Ramos on paternity list
The Washington Nationals today recalled catcher Sandy Leon from Syracuse of the Triple-A International League and placed catcher Wilson Ramos on the Paternity List. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.
Jayson Werth named National League Player of the Month for July
Washington Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth was named National League Player of the Month for July. Major League Baseball made the announcement this afternoon.