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Nationals Press Releases

  • Nationals reinstate CF Denard Span, option RHP Tanner Roark to Single-A

    The Washington Nationals returned from rehab and reinstated center fielder Denard Span from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday, and optioned right-handed pitcher Tanner Roark to Single-A Potomac. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.

  • Nationals select contract of SS Trea Turner

    The Washington Nationals selected the contract of shortstop Trea Turner from Triple-A Syracuse on Friday and placed first baseman/outfielder Tyler Moore on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 19, with a left ankle sprain.

  • Nationals Reinstate RHP Stephen Strasburg, Place 2B Dan Uggla on 15-Day DL

    The Washington Nationals returned from rehab and reinstated right-handed pitcher Stephen Strasburg, and placed second baseman Dan Uggla on the 15-day disabled list with back spasms. Strasburg will start Saturday night vs. the Colorado Rockies. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.

  • Washington Nationals unveil Lansinoh Nursing Lounge at Nationals Park

    The Washington Nationals and Lansinoh Laboratories, Inc. - an Alexandria, VA-based leader in breastfeeding have partnered to create the Lansinoh Nursing Lounge.

  • Nationals recall RHP Blake Treinen, option RHP Aaron Barrett to Triple-A

    The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Blake Treinen from Triple-A Syracuse on Thursday and optioned right-handed pitcher Aaron Barrett there. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.

  • Nationals acquire All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon

    The Washington Nationals acquired All-Star right-handed pitcher Jonathan Papelbon and cash considerations from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for Minor League right-handed pitcher Nick Pivetta on Tuesday. Papelbon and the Nationals have also agreed to terms on a contract for the 2016 season. The Nationals also designated catcher Dan Butler for assignment. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.

  • Nationals reinstate OF Jayson Werth and 1B Ryan Zimmerman

    The Washington Nationals returned from rehab and reinstated outfielder Jayson Werth from the 60-day disabled list and first baseman Ryan Zimmerman from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday.

  • Nationals reinstate INF Anthony Rendon and Option RHP Abel de Los Santos

    The Washington Nationals returned from rehab and reinstated infielder Anthony Rendon from the 15-day disabled list and optioned right-handed pitcher Abel de Los Santos to Double-A Harrisburg on Saturday.

  • Max Scherzer to launch Big League Impact DC

    In an effort to raise funds for the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation, the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy and to join other "Big Leaguers" around the country in making a global impact, Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer has teamed up with Adam Wainwright's Big League Impact to launch Big League Impact DC.

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