Nationals select contract of Jhon Romero

The Washington Nationals selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Jhon Romero from Triple-A Rochester and placed outfielder Yadiel Hernandez on the Paternity List on Thursday. Additionally, the Nationals designated catcher Jakson Reetz for assignment. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Romero, 26, went 2-4 with two saves and a 2.62 ERA in 38 games between Double-A Harrisburg and

Nationals recall Tanner Rainey

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Tanner Rainey from Triple-A Rochester and optioned right-handed pitcher Wander Suero to Triple-A Rochester on Saturday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Rainey, 28, went 1-0 with a 1.29 ERA (1 ER/7.0 IP) in seven games since joining the Red Wings on August 1. He tallied 13 strikeouts against three walks along

Nationals Park to host 2021 Battle of the Bases championship game on Sept. 18

The Washington Nationals are excited to host the return of the Battle of the Bases Championship softball game at Nationals Park on Saturday, September 18. The championship game will take place after the conclusion of the Nationals 4:05 p.m. game against the Colorado Rockies. The Battle of the Bases Championship is free for fans to attend. The championship game will feature Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling and

Nationals nominate Max Scherzer for 2021 Roberto Clemente Award

Major League Baseball today announced that Max Scherzer was named the Nationals 2021 nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award, baseball’s most prestigious individual honor for Major Leaguers. The Roberto Clemente Award is the annual recognition of a Major League player who best represents the game of Baseball through extraordinary character, community involvement, philanthropy and positive contributions, both on and off the field. As part of

Orioles nominate Trey Mancini for 2021 Roberto Clemente Award

The Orioles and Major League Baseball today announced that Trey Mancini has been named the Orioles’ 2021 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award. The most prominent individual player award bestowed by MLB, the Roberto Clemente Award is the annual recognition of a player from each club who best represents the game of baseball through extraordinary character, sportsmanship, community involvement, philanthropy, and positive contributions, both

The Avett Brothers to perform postgame concert at Camden Yards on Sept. 16

The Orioles today announced additional information for Thursday’s Birdland Summer Music Series postgame concert by Grammy-nominated folk-rock band The Avett Brothers, including an opening performance by rising country star Carter Faith, after the 5:05 p.m. game against the New York Yankees. The postgame concert will begin shortly after the game concludes and will kick off with a four-song set by Carter Faith, followed by an

Nationals select contract of Josh Rogers

The Washington Nationals selected the contract of left-handed pitcher Josh Rogers and transferred right-handed pitcher Kyle McGowin to the 60-day Injured List on Saturday. Rogers will serve as the 29th man for Washington’s doubleheader against the New York Mets. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Rogers, 27, joins the Nationals after going 7-3 with a 3.70 ERA in

Nationals reinstate Kyle Finnegan and place Kyle McGowin on 10-day injured list

The Washington Nationals reinstated right-handed pitcher Kyle Finnegan from the Paternity List and placed right-handed pitcher Kyle McGowin on the 10-day Injured List (retroactive to Sept. 1) with a right elbow UCL sprain on Friday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Finnegan, 29, is 4-5 with six saves and a 2.77 ERA with 26 walks and 51 strikeouts