After freak elbow fracture, Aaron Barrett says he now has a ‘bionic arm’

Aaron Barrett didn’t see where the ball went, though the story goes that the ball flew off to the right, a nightmarish iteration of arm-side run. He still cannot see where his career is going — or more accurately when it will get there — because even after his right arm snapped a few weeks […]
Via Nationals Journal
August 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Nationals reliever Aaron Barrett suffers right elbow fracture while rehabbing from Tommy John

Baseball exhibited its full capacity for cruelty this weekend when right-handed reliever Aaron Barrett, rehabbing from Tommy John surgery in Florida, fractured his right elbow while pitching. Barrett underwent extensive surgery on that elbow last September, both to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament and remove bone chips, and was enthusiastic in his commitment to […]
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July 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Nats RHP Barrett blames elbow surgery on being overworked

WASHINGTON (AP) Nationals reliever Aaron Barrett blames being overworked for his right elbow problems that led to Tommy John surgery. Barrett said Saturday at Washington's fan festival that ''the bottom line was I was literally just throwing too much.'' He used a motorized scooter and crutch Saturday because he had an operation to remove bone spurs and bone chips from his left...
Via Associated Press
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Nats place reliever Aaron Barrett on the DL

The injury bug continues to plague the Washington Nationals.  This time it is the bullpen. The Nats placed reliever Aaron Barrett on the 15 day disabled list with a bicep strain. Barrett was a work horse out of the Nats bullpen this season, appearing in a team high 30 games, including 5 of the last 7 games.  Although he has struckout 28 batters compared to 6 walks, he does have...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Aaron Barrett’s touching message following Gm 4′s collapse

There were a lot of emotions on how the Washington Nationals lost Game 4 of the National League Division Series to the San Francisco Giants. A wild pitch from Aaron Barrett that allowed the go-ahead run, left Nationals’ fans frustrated and in disbelief. Following Tuesday’s dreadful experience, Barrett took to Twitter, posting a touching message to fans and his teammates. A...
Via KCM Sports
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Highlight: Nationals’ Aaron Barrett airmails pitch on intentional walk

The Washington Nationals just went through a whole range of emotions in a matter of two frames. After a Bryce Harper’s game-tying home run, reliever Aaron Barrett managed to throw the momentum away, literally. With two runners on Barrett walked San Francisco Giants right-fielder Hunter Pence, loading the bases. Then he threw a wild pitch to Pablo Sandoval that allowed Joe Panik...
Via KCM Sports
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nationals’ reliever Aaron Barrett standoff against Rockies’ Brandon Barnes

The Washington Nationals got a win before their series finale with the Colorado Rockies even got started. Following the National Anthem, a standoff between Nationals’ reliever Aaron Barrett and Rockies’ outfielder Brandon Barnes ensued. The battle lasted several minutes, as the Nationals had some fun with the standoff with Gio Gonzalez waving a towel at Barrett to cool him off...
Via KCM Sports
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals, Rockies Engage In Lengthy National Anthem Standoff (Video)

Before the first pitch was thrown at Wednesday afternoon’s Washington Nationals-Colorado Rockies game, the Nats recorded a huge morale-boosting win. After the national anthem wrapped up and the players returned to their respective dugouts, Washington’s Aaron Barrett and Colorado’s Dave Barnes remained on the field, as they engaged in a lengthy and fiercely competitive standoff...
Via NESN.com
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Aaron Barrett strike out Giancarlo Stanton with filthy slider, stare him down

It doesn't get much better than Aaron Barrett's strikeout of Giancarlo Stanton with a nasty slider to end the 8th inning yesterday, followed by a death stare from Barrett as he walked off the field. Go ahead, watch the Vine above (via @recordsANDradio) all day long. During his postgame interview with MASN's Dan Kolko, Ian Desmond found himself at a loss for words to describe Barrett...
Via Nationals Enquirer
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Just Gio Gonzalez in a Ronald Reagan t-shirt

If Aaron Barrett accomplishes nothing else with the Washington Nationals, may he always be fondly remembered for posting this photo of Gio Gonzalez sporting a Ronald Reagan t-shirt in the Nationals clubhouse at Space Coast Stadium earlier today. Shirt by @RowdyGentleman. Congrats to Barrett for making the big club. Here's to hoping he sticks around. Words can't describe how...
Via Nationals Enquirer
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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