Roster expansion for the final month of the regular season is nearly here and the Nats have plenty of options to fill a variety of roles.
The Nationals will add players coming off the disabled list and likely a few minors leaguers, too.
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.