Nationals recall Corey Brown from Syracuse

The Washington Nationals today recalled outfielder Corey Brown from Syracuse of the Triple-A International League. Nationals Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.

Brown ranked among this season’s International League leaders in most offensive categories with 83 runs (first), nine triples (second), 25 home runs (second), .523 slugging percentage (second), 253 total bases (second), 56 extra-base hits (fourth), 138 hits (tied for fifth), .365 on-base percentage (sixth), 71 RBI (tied for sixth) and 59 walks (ninth). The 26-year-old posted a .285 (138-for-484) batting average and 18 stolen bases in 126 games with the Chiefs.

Brown is batting .188 (3-for-16) with a double, a home run and two RBI in nine games with Washington this season.