WASHINGTON (AP) The Washington Nationals activated RHP Casey Janssen and placed LHP Sammy Solis on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder inflammation. Janssen, 33, missed the first 41 games with right shoulder inflammation. The reliever, who signed with the Nationals as a free agent in February, made six rehab appearances between Single-A Potomac and Double-A Harrisburg. The...
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May 22, 2015 | Discuss
It’s a sign of a quality roster when a prospect tears up Spring, but fails to crack the roster. That happened with OF Steve Souza. The Nationals optioned Souza and OF Eury Perez to AAA Syracuse, Sammy Solis to AA Harrisburg. Souza had an outstanding Spring for the Nationals, leading the team in extra base hits. Souza batted .355 with a .806 slugging percentage. In 31 plate...
The Washington Nationals purchased the contracts of pitcher Sammy Solis and Michael Taylor from High-A Potomac. By purchasing the contracts of Solis and Taylor the Nationals will avoid losing either player in December’s Rule 5 draft. Solis, 25, is being considered for a bullpen spot for the Nationals next season after posting a 3.43 ERA in 57 2/3 innings at Potomac. Solis was set...
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