Nationals Add Three Pieces to Bullpen at Deadline to Help Surge Towards October

It’s a wild time to be on South Capitol Street as the Nationals acquired three relievers to blooster the worst bullpen in professional baseball. GM Mike Rizzo planned to acquire at least two bullpen pieces today one of which he wanted to be a left handed reliever. Rizzo got his wish and more as he … Continue reading Nationals Add Three Pieces to Bullpen at Deadline to Help Surge Towards October

Nationals Trade Deadline Targets Update

WASHINGTON-- After starting the season with a record of 19-31, the Nationals looked to be sellers at the trade deadline at the end of May. After a sudden turnaround and the best record in baseball since May 24, the Nationals have clawed their way back into the wildcard race but still have some flaws such … Continue reading Nationals Trade Deadline Targets Update

Kyle Barraclough reinstated from IL; Optioned to AA Harrisburg

The bullpen moves from the off-season continue to not pan out as reliever Kyle Barraclough has been reinstated from the Injured List and optioned to AA Harrisburg. It’s likely he’s back up with the club before too long as the Senators return to action from their mini All-star break on Thursday while the Washington Nationals … Continue reading Kyle Barraclough reinstated from IL; Optioned to AA Harrisburg

Nationals to call up Fernando Rodney

The Washington Nationals will add Fernando Rodney to their 25-man roster before Tuesday’s game against the Miami Marlins according to Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post. Rodney has been with Washington’s AAA affiliate, the Fresno Grizzlies since being signed to a minors deal on June 1. The Nationals have an open spot on both the … Continue reading Nationals to call up Fernando Rodney

Nationals’ bullpen blows another one… Where do they go from here?

Nothing has gone the Nationals way this season as last night’s game in Queens proved evident of that. After receiving a quality start from Erick Fedde who pitched five innings and only allowed a run the Nationals blew three leads due to poor pitching from the bullpen.  The Nationals blew a 3-1 lead and a … Continue reading Nationals’ bullpen blows another one… Where do they go from here?