The Washington Nationals recalled second baseman Luis García from Triple-A Rochester and placed catcher Riley Adams on the 10-day Injured List with a broken left hamate bone (retroactive to Sept. 7) on Friday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements.
García, 23, returns to the Nationals after hitting .325 (13-for-40) with three doubles, eight RBI, three walks and six runs scored in his last 11 games with the Red Wings. He hit safely in eight of the 11 games, and in his last three games prior to being recalled, went 6-for-13 (.462) with two doubles, including a three-hit effort on Sept. 5 at Syracuse (NYM).
García appeared in 100 games for Washington before being optioned on Aug. 3. He hit .259 with 13 doubles, four triples, six homers, 42 RBI, 21 walks, eight stolen bases and 46 runs scored.
Adams, 27, hit .273 with 13 doubles, two triples, four homers, 21 RBI, 11 walks and eight runs scored in 44 games in 2023.