Nationals reliever Enny Romero’s success hinges on finding his command

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — For Dusty Baker, a pitcher throwing a bullpen session is akin to him swinging at a driving range. It’s easier to pinpoint pitches without a batter standing in the batter’s box, just as it’s easier to drive a golf ball straight with just green grass ahead. “I was dynamite at […]
Via Nationals Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wire Taps: You need to know Trea Turner; Nationals' Spring home; Nats' new reliever Enny Romero

Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news before you get to work doing whatever you're supposed to be doing when you're reading these links instead. In today's links: Some more writing about the Nationals' latest trade with the Rays and Enny Romero and Jeffrey Rosa.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
16 days ago

Rays Prospect Acquisition: Jeffrey Rosa

While on the surface it doesn’t look like much, there are a lot of MPH to like here. The MLB restrictions on rosters sometimes forced deals that on the surface look to be lop-sided or unnecessary. In this case, the Rays sent a proven pen commodity in RHP Enny Romero to the Nationals in return for a very raw unproven product in Jeffrey Rosa. Romero will likely help deepen a pen...
Via DRaysBay
17 days ago

Una Nueva Oportunidad en Washington

El zurdo dominicano Enny Romero se muestra enfocado en una gran temporada con su nuevo equipo. MIAMI, FL – Los Rays de Tampa Bay realizaron un sorpresivo movimiento en la tarde de hoy cuando enviado a los Nacionales de Washington al zurdo dominicano Enny Romero por el prospecto de solo 21  Jeffrey Rosa un lanzador cuya última experiencia fue lanzar en la Liga de la Costa del...
Via Legends On Deck
17 days ago

Wire Taps: Nationals still have questions; Nats acquire Enny Romero; Ryan Zimmerman part-owner of new restaurant

Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news including the report on Ryan Zimmerman investing in a Washington, D.C. restaurant. It's link time... Unless Mike Rizzo and Matt Wieters enact the secret plan that they've been plotting since December, it seems like the Nats' roster is pretty much set heading into Spring Training. So... we can dream, right? Here's the latest from D.C.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
17 days ago

Rays finalize $2.5M deal with Morrison, trade Romero to Nats

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Free agent first baseman Logan Morrison and the Tampa Bay Rays have finalized a $2.5 million, one-year contract. The 29-year-old hit .238 with 14 homers and 43 RBIs in 107 games for the Rays last season after being acquired from Seattle in a six-player trade last offseason. Tampa Bay also announced Tuesday that reliever Enny Romero was traded to Washington...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals acquire lefty reliever Enny Romero from Rays

WASHINGTON (AP) The Nationals added to their bullpen depth by acquiring left-handed reliever Enny Romero from the Tampa Bay Rays for minor league right-hander Jeffrey Rosa. Washington general manager Mike Rizzo announced the trade Tuesday, a week before pitchers and catchers report to the team's first spring training in West Palm Beach, Florida. Romero, 26, had a 5.91 ERA with...
Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals acquire LHP Enny Romero from Rays

The Nationals have acquired left-handed relief pitcher Enny Romero from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for right-handed pitcher Jeffrey Rosa, the club announced Tuesday. Romero, 26, appeared in 52 games (45.2 IP) with 50 strikeouts (9.9 SO/9) and a 5.91 ERA in his first full Major League season in 2016. His average velocity of 96.1 MPH ranked ninth among American League relievers...
18 days ago

Washington Nationals reportedly acquire Enny Romero from Tampa Bay Rays...

According to reports this afternoon, the Nationals have acquired left-hander Enny Romero from the Rays for a minor league pitcher. More info when its available... According to a report this afternoon by Tampa Bay Times beat writer Marc Topkin, the Washington Nationals and Rays have worked out a trade for lefty reliever Enny Romero.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
18 days ago

Romero strikes out Ortiz to end it, Rays hold off Red Sox

ST .PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Enny Romero earned his first major league save, relieving with two outs in the ninth inning and fanning Red Sox slugger David Ortiz to give the Tampa Bay Rays a 2-1 win Wednesday and a four-game split with the Red Sox. After Tyler Sturdevant struck out Hanley Ramirez and Jackie Bradley Jr. to begin the ninth, Romero was summoned. Romero sent Ortiz to the...
Via Associated Press
August 25, 2016  |  Discuss

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