Arano to IL, Strange-Gordon reinstated

The Washington Nationals placed right-handed pitcher Víctor Arano on the 15-day Injured List with a left knee inflammation and reinstated infielder/outfielder Dee Strange-Gordon from the Paternity List on Monday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.

Arano, 27, has appeared in 24 games out of Washington’s bullpen, tied for the most on the club this season. He has recorded a 5.01 ERA, one save, 25 strikeouts and just four walks in 23.1 innings pitched. He posted a 1.64 ERA (2 ER/11.0 IP) with 14 strikeouts and two walks in 11 appearances during the month of April.

Strange-Gordon, 34, hit .293 with one double, one triple, two RBI, three stolen bases and six runs scored in 22 games for the Nationals prior to being placed on the Paternity List on June 3.

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