Exclusive: Nationals' instructional league roster

The Nationals begin instructional league workouts Sept. 14 featuring a talented roster of prospects from around the organization.

MASNsports.com has learned the roster includes pitchers A.J. Cole, Lucas Giolito, Jake Johansen, Robbie Ray, Austin Voth and Wander Suero. Catcher Spencer Kieboom returns from injury, plus Jason Martinson, Billy Burns, Isaac Ballou, Hayden Jennings and Michael Taylor highlight an impressive list of top talent.

The players report to Viera, Fla., training facility Sept. 13. They begin competition against teams representing the Astros, Braves and Tigers on Sept. 21. The final game of the season is Oct. 9.

Arizona Fall League starts Oct. 8.

Here is an exclusive early look at the Nationals instructional league roster:

Pitchers:
Cole, A.J.
Encarnacion, Pedro
Giolito, Lucas
Johansen, Jacob
Lee, Nick
Mooneyham, Brett
Orlan, Robert
Ott, Travis
Pena, Ronald
Pivetta, Nicholas
Ray, Robbie
Reyes, Luis
Rodriguez, Jefry
Self, Derek
Silvestre, Hector
Simms, John
Suero, Wander
Treinen, Blake
Turnbull, Kylin
Valdez, Phillips
Voth, Austin
Williams, Deion

Catchers:
Kieboom, Spencer
Perrott, Geoffrey
Leonida, Cole
Reistetter, Matt
Severino, Pedro

Infielders:
Abreu, Osvaldo
Difo, Wilmer
Franco, Anderson
Gunter, Cody
Martinson, Jason
Masters, David
Mejia, Bryan
Perez, Stephen
Pleffner, Shawn
Renda, Tony
Ward, Drew
Yezzo, James

Outfielders:
Ballou, Isaac
Bautista, Rafael
Burns, Billy
Encarnacion, Randy
Hood, Destin
Jennings, Hayden
Miller, Brandon
Taylor, Michael

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