Denaburg has shoulder strain, Nats source confirms

Right-hander Mason Denaburg has a shoulder strain, according to a Nationals source, and is not throwing at this time.

baseballs-in-bin-sidebar.jpgHis last game for the Rookie-level Gulf Coast Nationals was Aug. 3. The 2018 first-round Nats selection will continue his rehab for the time being and the organization says it will continue to assess his recovery.

The GCL Nats only have four more games remaining on their schedule. Denaburg will likely continue his rehab workouts at the facility in West Palm Beach, Fla.

Instructional league workouts begin in October. The 6-foot-4 right-hander went 1-1 with a 7.52 ERA with 19 strikeouts, 14 walks, 23 hits and 17 earned runs in four starts.

TalkNats.com first reported Denaburg was injured.

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