Here is a look at the Nationals’ minor league early camp roster for 2015. It is filled with a lot of the prospects you will be able to see this summer throughout the organization.
The roster, obtained by MASNSports.com, includes the likes of Lucas Giolito, Reynaldo Lopez, Erick Fedde, Nick Pivetta, Joe Ross, Wander Suero, Austin Voth, Jakson Reetz, Raudy Read, Chris Bostick, Anderson Franco, Tony Renda, Drew Ward, Isaac Ballou, Rafael Bautista and Victor Robles.
The teenagers are always intriguing to check up on and it will be interesting to see how they do in this initial camp: 19-year-old catcher Reetz, 17-year-old infielder Franco, 19-year-old infielder Edwin Lora and 17-year-old outfielder Robles.
The roster features 15 players from the Dominican Republic (seven are pitchers), three from Venezuela (one catcher: 21-year-old Jorge Tillero) and one from Panama (right-hander Paolo Espino).
The left-handed hitters are Austin Davidson, Cody Gunter, Jose Marmolejos, Stephen Perez (switch-hitter), Shawn Pleffner, Drew Ward, Isaac Ballou, Jeff Gardner, Derrick Robinson (switch-hitter), Drew Vettleson, Nick Lee, Hector Silvestre and Matthew Spann.
The minicamp game schedule includes a game on Thursday, March 12 at Houston and Tuesday, March 17 at home against the Astros.
Here is the 2015 Early Camp Roster:
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