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Nationals recall Ryan Mattheus

The Washington Nationals have recalled right-hander Ryan Mattheus from Triple-A Syracuse and optioned left-hander Xavier Cedeno to their top farm club. The 29-year-old Mattheus was optioned to Syracuse on Aug. 15 to make room for right-hander Drew Storen. He allowed one earned run in 5 1-3 innings during five appearances with Syracuse. Mattheus is 0-1 with a 6.26 ERA in 23 games...
Via Fox Sports
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Nationals activate reliever Ryan Mattheus

The Washington Nationals reinstated right-handed relief pitcher Ryan Mattheus from the disabled list prior to Friday's doubleheader against the New York Mets. Mattheus, who missed the last 58 games with a fractured right hand, has a 4.96 ERA in 14 relief appearances this season. In six appearances during a rehab assignment, he had a 2.25 ERA pitching for the Gulf Coast League...
Via Fox Sports
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Nationals Place RHP Ryan Mattheus On Disabled List, Other Notes

The Washington Nationals have placed right-handed reliever Ryan Mattheus on the 15-day disabled list due to a fractured right hand. There is no time-table set for Mattheus’ return, but expect it to be longer and possibly much longer than the mandatory 15 days. In other moves, the Nationals also recalled right-handed reliever Yunesky Maya and left-handed reliever Fernando Abad from...
Via FF Locker Room
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Nationals P Ryan Mattheus broke his hand punching a locker

The Washington Nationals are struggling with depth right now as a result of several injuries. There is little that can be done to prevent players from suffering injuries in practice or during a game. However, self-inflicted injuries like the one Nationals reliever Ryan Mattheus suffered on Sunday can easily be avoided. According to the Washington Post, the Nats’ setup man broke...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Nationals’ Ryan Mattheus breaks hand punching locker

The last thing the Washington Nationals needed was another injury, especially to their depleted bullpen. This would have made the news of Ryan Mattheus’ broken hand troubling enough, but the incident is that much more inflamed considering how the right-hander suffered the injury. Mattheus was placed on the disabled list yesterday after breaking his hand while punching his...
Via MLB Injury News
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Mattheus punches locker, breaks hand

Washington Nationals reliever Ryan Mattheus reportedly broke his pitching hand while punching a locker after a rough outing on Sunday afternoon. 

Via Rumors and Rants
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Nats lose Mattheus to broken hand

The Washington Nationals will be without reliever Ryan Mattheus after learning that the right-hander broke his pitching hand punching a locker in frustration following his rocky outing Sunday. Manager Davey Johnson made the announcement after the Nationals' 8-0 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Monday night. The news came on the same night that the Giants lost starter Ryan...
Via Fox Sports
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Nationals reliever Ryan Mattheus redefines the rally cap (GIF)

Washington Nationals relief pitcher Ryan Mattheus created a unique rally cap in the bullpen during Wednesday's afternoon game against the St. Louis Cardinals. The Nationals were down early as the Cards scored three runs in the first inning. Mattheus created his unique look by flipping his cap inside out and attaching Gatorade cups to his ears in the middle of a sixth...
Via Holdout Sports
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Mattheus receives first Nats shaving cream pie of 2013

It took nine games, but at long last the first Nationals player of 2013 finally received a shaving cream pie during a postgame interview on MASN (video here on Ryan Mattheus on the receiving end of a towel full of shaving cream courtesy of Drew Storen after contributing two innings of relief: Nationals 7, White Sox 4: Nats sweep White Sox. Zim makes...
Via Nationals Enquirer
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Video of Ryan Mattheus' 2-pitch, 3-out magic trick in Game 1

"Those are the biggest three outs, the two biggest pitches I’ve ever made. Being down one run, I wanted to pump the team up and get some momentum going in our direction. I came in pumped up, and they got pumped up right along with me." (Ryan Mattheus, via Washington Times, 10/8/2012) With Game 2 just a few short hours away, let's relive the sleight of hand trick...
Via Nationals Enquirer
October 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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