Nationals recall Riley Adams, select contract of Javy Guerra

The Washington Nationals recalled catcher Riley Adams and selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Javy Guerra from Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday. Additionally, the Nationals placed catcher René Rivera on the 10-day Injured List (retroactive to Aug. 2) with a right elbow contusion and optioned right-handed pitcher Wander Suero to Triple-A Rochester. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Adams,

Nationals select the contracts of Gabe Klobosits and Adrián Sanchez and recall Tres Barrera

The Washington Nationals selected the contracts of right-handed pitcher Gabe Klobosits and infielder Adrián Sanchez on Friday. Additionally they recalled catcher Tres Barrera from Triple-A Rochester. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Klobosits, 26, went 3-2 with seven saves and a 0.56 ERA (2 ER/32.0 IP) in 24 games between Double-A Harrisburg and Triple-A Rochester this season. He

Nationals acquire Lane Thomas

The Washington Nationals acquired outfielder Lane Thomas from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for left-handed pitcher Jon Lester on Friday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Thomas, 25, entered the 2021 season ranked as the No. 9 prospect in the Cardinals organization and recognized as the “Fastest Baserunner” and “Best Defensive Outfielder” in the organization by Baseball

Nationals acquire Richard Guasch, Drew Millas and Seth Shuman

The Washington Nationals acquired right-handed pitcher Richard Guasch, catcher Drew Millas and right-handed pitcher Seth Shuman from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for catcher Yan Gomes, infielder/outfielder Josh Harrison and cash considerations on Friday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Guasch, 23, joins the Nationals after going 1-4 with a 4.67 ERA in 13 games (nine starts) for

Nationals acquire top prospects in exchange for Max Scherzer and Trea Turner

The Washington Nationals acquired catcher Keibert Ruiz, right-handed pitcher Josiah Gray, right-handed pitcher Gerardo Carrillo and outfielder Donovan Casey from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for right-handed pitcher Max Scherzer and shortstop Trea Turner. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Washington Nationals Managing Principal Owner Mark D. Lerner made the following statement regarding Max Scherzer and Trea

Nationals acquire Mason Thompson and Jordy Barley

The Washington Nationals acquired right-handed pitcher Mason Thompson and infielder Jordy Barley from the San Diego Padres in exchange for right-handed pitcher Daniel Hudson on Friday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Thompson, 23, is the No. 9 prospect in San Diego’s Minor League system, according to MLBPipeline.com and No. 15 per Baseball America. He is 4-3 with

Nationals acquire Aldo Ramirez

The Washington Nationals acquired right-handed pitcher Aldo Ramirez from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for outfielder Kyle Schwarber on Thursday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Ramirez, 20, is 1-1 with a 2.03 ERA in eight starts for Low-A Salem. He has 32 strikeouts against eight walks with one home run allowed in 31.0 innings pitched. Over

Nationals acquire Riley Adams

The Washington Nationals acquired catcher Riley Adams from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for left-handed pitcher Brad Hand on Thursday. The Nationals also recalled outfielder Yadiel Hernandez from Triple-A Rochester. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Adams, 25, is considered the best power hitter in Toronto’s Minor League system according to Baseball America and is the No.