A look at whom the Nationals could add in September.
The 23-year-old switch-hitting infielder hit a career-high 29 home runs this season with Class AAA Syracuse.
Four position players and one pitcher are slated to join the Nationals in Philadelphia.
More additions to the newly expanded roster are expected.
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.
The Nationals will call up three pitchers and four or five position players, but Danny Espinosa is unlikely to be included.
The Nats play only five more games before rosters expand Sept. 1, when teams are eligible to call up any player on the 40-man roster.
The Nationals called up Zach Duke to the major leagues, a promotion he never expected even last week.
Eury Perez makes an unexpected major league debut and nervous one, forgetting to save a ball following an inning-ending catch in center field.
On the first day of expanded rosters, the Nationals made only a handful of moves. It wasn’t a slew of a new faces and that’s by design.