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2012 Player-By-Player Wrap Up: Carlos Maldonado, Michael Gonzalez, Ryan Mattheus

Throughout the offseason, The Nats Blog will look back at every player’s 2012 season to summarize and analyze his performance, and we’ll look ahead to his possible role in 2013. We’ll go from #1 Steve Lombardozzi all the way to #63 Henry Rodriguez until Spring Training. Enjoy. Carlos Maldonado is a journeyman catcher that has been in the Nationals organization almost since...
Via The Nats Blog
February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Nationals designate Carlos Maldonado for assignment

Catcher Carlos Maldonado has been designated for assignment by the Washington Nationals to create room for the recently acquired Kurt Suzuki reports Bill Ladson of Maldonado, 33, only played four games for the Nationals this season. He's a career .159/.260/.317 hitter with 3 HR's, 8 RBI's and a 52 OPS+ in 74 plate appearances for the Nationals and Pirates. Image...
Via PRO Rumors
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Sacrifice a chicken? Nationals injuries mounting

Nationals manager Davey Johnson calls the series of injuries to his players ''ridiculous'' - and he's even joking about sacrificing a chicken or finding some other way to change the team's luck. Carlos Maldonado is the newest member of the Nationals, a catcher brought up from Triple-A Syracuse for Tuesday's game against the Padres. Maldonado was needed...
Via AP on Fox
May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Nationals Re-Sign Carlos Maldonado

The Nationals have re-signed catcher Carlos Maldonado, according to Bill Ladson of (via Twitter).  The move was first reported by El Universal (Spanish link). Maldonado, 32, hit .234/.361/.342 in 38 games with Triple-A Syracuse this season.  The veteran also spent four games on the Nats' varsity squad in 2011.  Maldonado has been with Washington since signing with...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
November 27, 2011  |  Discuss
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