On opening the season with one left-handed reliever: "It certainly didn’t turn out the way we’d hoped," the GM said.
The veteran right-hander will stay on as a long reliever -- and not just for this week.
The Nationals add another relief arm to the upper rungs of the minor league system.
With two relievers off the roster, the Nationals have tweaked their bullpen with Ian Krol, Erik Davis and Fernando Abad.
The Nationals manager has struggled to find roles every reliever in the bullpen and he feels it may have affected performances.
Romero and Bray both have been setback by shoulder issues this month.
The bullpen has logged relatively few innings but been underwhelming in those chances.
The left-handed reliever will begin his minor league season after working on his mechanics.
The Nationals bullpen has improved after early struggles, but Davey Johnson is still getting it aligned how he wants.
The Nationals claimed another left-handed reliever from the Astros to stash in the minors. Meanwhile, the lineups are as expected.