Nationals Journal: roster


Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 03/29/2014

Nationals formally announce opening day roster

After Doug Fister was placed on the disabled list, the Nationals announce their active roster for the first game of the year.

By James Wagner  |  03:22 PM ET, 03/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  25-man roster

Posted at 07:34 PM ET, 03/26/2014

Nationals cut Jeff Kobernus, Sandy Leon from camp

The Nationals bench is now essentially set for opening day.

By James Wagner  |  07:34 PM ET, 03/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  25-man roster

Posted at 06:16 PM ET, 03/25/2014

Aaron Barrett makes Nationals after cuts; Nationals in contact with Kevin Frandsen

The Nationals cut Jamey Carroll and Chris Young and optioned Tyler Moore, Xavier Cedeno and Ryan Mattheus.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:16 PM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  aaron barrett, Bullpen, opening day roster

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 03/25/2014

Final decisions weigh on Matt Willams, bubble players

The Nationals are taking their final roster spots down to the wire, which has worn on players and decision makers.

By Adam Kilgore  |  01:10 PM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  25-man roster

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 03/20/2014

Blake Treinen, Aaron Barrett survive latest round of Nationals cuts

After the Nationals made their latest cuts, the complexion of the remaining competitions became more clear.

By Adam Kilgore  |  01:31 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  25-man roster

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 02/24/2014

A too-early guess at the Nationals’ opening day roster

It’s probably too early to venture a solid guess at the Nationals’ opening day roster, but here is one attempt, anyway.

By Adam Kilgore  |  07:02 AM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  25-man roster, Morning Brushback

Posted at 08:39 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Nationals add Aaron Barrett, Sammy Solis and Michael Taylor to 40-man roster

To make room, the Nationals designate Fernando Abad and Tyler Robertson for assignment.

By James Wagner  |  08:39 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  40-man roster

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 11/04/2013

Ross Detwiler, Christian Garcia rejoin 40-man roster

Both pitchers are taken off the 60-day disabled list and the Nationals roster now stands at 40 players.

By James Wagner  |  03:20 PM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  40-man roster

Posted at 07:07 PM ET, 10/24/2013

Nationals outright former first-rounder Chris Marrero

The 15th overall pick in the 2006 draft will be a minor league free agent after the World Series.

By James Wagner  |  07:07 PM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chris marrero, roster

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 09/01/2013

Erik Davis, Ian Krol and Sandy Leon are Nationals’ first September call-ups

More additions to the newly expanded roster are expected.

By James Wagner  |  04:04 PM ET, 09/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  call-ups, erik davis, Ian Krol, Minor leagues, Nationals roster, roster, Sandy Leon, September call-ups

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 08/31/2013

Danny Espinosa will not be one of the Nationals’ September call-ups

GM Mike Rizzo has told the talented but struggling infielder that his season will end in Class AAA Syracuse this weekend, casting a shadow over his future with the organization.

By Adam Kilgore  |  04:16 PM ET, 08/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Danny Espinosa, Nationals call-ups, Nationals roster, September call-ups

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 08/15/2013

Nationals call up Drew Storen, send Ryan Mattheus to Syracuse

After three strong weeks at Class AAA, Storen returns to the majors.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:58 PM ET, 08/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Storen, Roster moves, Ryan Mattheus

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 06/04/2013

Nationals DFA Henry Rodriguez, Zach Duke; Danny Espinosa to the DL

Washington designates Henry Rodriguez and Zach Duke for assignment, places Danny Espinosa on the disabled list and makes other changes to the roster.

By Adam Kilgore and James Wagner  |  04:26 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anthony Rendon, Danny Espinosa, Henry Rodriguez, Nationals roster, Zach Duke

Posted at 12:12 AM ET, 05/25/2013

Nationals designate Yunesky Maya for assignment, call up Jeff Kobernus

Kobernus, a utility man from Class AAA Syracuse, is expected arrive on Saturday.

By James Wagner  |  12:12 AM ET, 05/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  roster, Yunesky Maya

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 04/01/2013

Nationals hope to avoid arbitration with Jordan Zimmermann

The Nationals general manager says he is open to long-term extensions for Zimmermann and Ian Desmond.

By James Wagner  |  01:08 PM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  arbitration, Nationals, Nationals roster

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 03/31/2013

Nationals roster is officially set, J.C. Romero is re-assigned

The roster, as expected, is officially set. No surprises.

By James Wagner  |  03:45 PM ET, 03/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  roster

Posted at 06:51 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Henry Rodriguez makes the team, 25-man roster set

The hard-throwing right-hander officially makes the team, deciding the final composition of the opening day roster.

By James Wagner  |  06:51 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  roster

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Rafael Soriano's tooth, Mike Rizzo on Chris Young, other notes

Rafael Soriano's tooth, Mike Rizzo on Chris Young, other notes

By James Wagner  |  02:02 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Young, Cole Kimball, rafael soriano, roster

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Nationals roster notes and tonight's lineup

The Nationals' 25-man roster is set, but they still have a few things to sort at the bottom of their roster.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:31 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  roster

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 03/18/2013

Nationals make third round of cuts (updated)

Nationals cut third round of players

By James Wagner  |  11:25 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  roster

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 01/21/2013

Nationals hope to avoid arbitration with Jordan Zimmermann

The Nationals general manager says he is open to long-term extensions for Zimmermann and Ian Desmond.

By James Wagner  |  02:28 PM ET, 01/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  arbitration, Nationals, Nationals roster

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 12/18/2012

The Nationals' roster isn't complete, but it's in good shape

A week before Christmas, you do not have to squint very hard to see the makeup of the Nationals' roster.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:44 AM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hot stove, roster

Posted at 10:53 PM ET, 11/20/2012

Nationals add Erik Davis, Nathan Karns to 40-man roster

The Nationals protected two right-handed pitchers by adding them to the 40-man roster before the Rule 5 draft deadline.

By James Wagner  |  10:53 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  40-man roster

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Nationals nearing deadline to set 40-man roster for Rule 5 draft

The Nationals have several players they will have to consider adding to their 40-man roster or risk them getting taken in the Rule 5 draft.

By Adam Kilgore  |  03:14 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  40-man roster, Minor leagues

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Davey Johnson’s preliminary thoughts on the Nationals’ playoff roster

Davey Johnson plans to carry four starters in the playoffs, and he’ll use the extra roster spot for an eighth reliever.

By Adam Kilgore  |  07:00 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  playoff roster