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Federal Reserve: Washington Nationals Draft Signings and Minor League Notes

A week after the beginning of the MLB Draft, the Washington Nationals are already stocking the farm system. Reports indicate that they have signed, among others, third-round selection Jakson Reetz, a high school catcher, and fifth-rounder Drew Van Orden, a righthander out of Duke. As the Nationals sign their remaining draft choices, there are two particular prospects that can bolster...
Via The Nats Blog
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Columbus Clippers take comeback win against Syracuse, 5-4

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Clippers took the win at Huntington Park Monday morning, beating the Syracuse Chiefs, 5-4. It was the bottom of the ninth with two outs and a tie ball game whenLuke Carlin singled, followed by a walk drawn by Justin Sellers.Audy Ciriaco came up with the clutch hit – a high fly clear to the center field wall – that brought Carlin in to score the winning...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Federal Reserve: Minor League Report For March 27, 2014 ☆

With Spring Training coming to a close, the Nationals have sent several players down to minor league camp in the last week. During the stretch of March 20-26, they optioned Jhonatan Solano, Zach Walters, Christian Garcia, Ryan Mattheus, Xavier Cedeno, Tyler Moore, and Jeff Kobernus to Triple-A Syracuse, while sending Sandy Leon to Double-A Harrisburg. In addition, they have reassigned...
Via The Nats Blog
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals Minor Roster Moves (2/7)

The Washington Nationals made two roster moves over the last twenty-four hours. First, the Nationals have signed veteran catcher Koyie Hill to a minor league deal with a spring training invitations.  Hill will join another veteran, Chris Snyder, and younger backups Sandy Leon and Jhonatan Solano in a four man fight to back up starter Wilson Ramos.   The position backing up Ramos...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals Rule V Draft results

Major League Baseball’s Rule V Draft was held today.  Washington had no selections in the Major League phase of the draft due to the fact they have a full 40 man roster.   The Nats did lose one prospect, but gained two players in the Triple AAA phase of the Draft. For background purposes, for the MLB phase, eligible players can be selected and placed on the 25-man roster for...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Watch Jhonatan Solano's incredible diving tag to nail Chase Utley at the plate

Up above: video of Jhonatan Solano's incredible diving tag to nail Chase Utley at the plate during the 8th inning of last night's thrilling 3-2 Nationals win over the Phillies, one of two critical defensive plays on the night. Craig Stammen strikes out Darin Ruf for the second out of the inning, ball gets away from Solano, Utley tries to score the tying run from third, Solano...
Via Nationals Enquirer
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Glove work helps Nats find a way in Philly, 3-2

Late Wednesday night inside the Washington Nationals clubhouse players glued to their eyes to the television screens which showed a ballgame in Cincinnati that mattered to them. Craig Stammen had approached Jordan Zimmermann and told him in reference to the blind scoop at first that contributed to the Nationals’ harebrained 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies “Nice play...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: Kurt Suzuki’s loss hurts now but will pay dividends in the future

Before trading recently acquired outfielder David DeJesus, the Washington Nationals moved veteran backup catcher Kurt Suzuki to the Oakland Athletics. About a year earlier, the Nationals traded for Suzuki who was a member of the Athletics prior to his deal to the Nationals. Now, Suzuki is on his way back to Oakland. Though General Manager Mike Rizzo recently claimed the Nationals...
Via isportsweb.com
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Nats recall 2 to fill post-trades roster spots

The Washington Nationals have recalled catcher Jhonatan Solano and left-hander Xavier Cedeno after a pair of trades that sent catcher Kurt Suzuki to the Athletics and outfielder David DeJesus to the Rays. The moves were made before Friday night's series opener against the Royals. The Nationals acquired right-hander Dakota Bacus from the A's in the deal for Suzuki and plan...
Via Fox Sports
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals Disable Wilson Ramos, Recall Jhonatan Solano

The Washington Nationals had to place catcher Wilson Ramos on the 15-day disabled list Thursday due to a strain of his left hamstring. To take his place they have recalled catcher Jhonatan Solano from their Triple-A Syracuse minor league affiliate. Ramos suffered this same injury last month and missed a couple weeks. It is possible that he misses a little longer than that this time...
Via FF Locker Room
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Nationals place C Ramos on DL, recall Solano

The Washington Nationals have placed catcher Wilson Ramos on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. Ramos hurt himself Saturday running out a ground ball in a game against Atlanta. He's batting .300 with two homers and three RBIs in six games. To fill his space, the Nationals recalled catcher Jhonatan Solano from Triple-A Syracuse on Sunday. In 12 games with...
Via AP on Fox
April 14, 2013  |  Discuss

2012 Player-By-Player Wrap Up: Jhonatan Solano

  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 with about two posts per week until Spring Training. Enjoy. When a team has already watched four of its catchers limp...
Via The Nats Blog
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Nats Head To Miami For Rare Two-Game Series

  In the midst of a tropical storm, the Washington Nationals (77-50) will try to overcome a small stormy patch of their own in a two-game series against the Miami Marlins (58-71) at Marlins Park. The Nats have lost their last four straight games, and they will be eager to return to their winning ways on their final trip to Florida of the season. The Marlins have historically...
Via The Nats Blog
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

The Many Pending Moves In NatsTown

In late July, contending baseball teams are usually in the market for someone to help them make a playoff push. Not the Washington Nationals, though, if you believe GM Mike Rizzo's statement. Rizzo says the team is "always looking for ideas that will make us better long-term... more than short-term,” according to Adam Kilgore.  It makes sense for the team's organizational...
Via The Nats Blog
July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Toronto Argonats

(Jhonatan Solano got the silent treatment after his first career HR. Screencap via MASN.) 5 wins in a row, 14 games over .500, and 4 games up in NL East: Juggernats Nationals 4, Blue Jays 2: Lumberjacks! Bryce Harper, Danny Espinosa, and Jhonatan Solano go deep. Nats survive Chien-Ming Wang's 5 walks, etc. Tyler Clippard nails down yet another save. Befriend...
Via Nationals Enquirer
June 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Harper helps Nats win 5th straight

Bryce Harper homered off the restaurant in center field, Danny Espinosa added a two-run blast and the Washington Nationals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 Tuesday night, extending their winning streak to five games. Jhonatan Solano added his first career homer as the Nationals improved to 6-2 in interleague play. Washington's five-game winning streak matches a season best. The...
Via Fox Sports
June 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Nationals 4, Blue Jays 2

Bryce Harper homered off the restaurant in center field, Danny Espinosa added a two-run blast and the Washington Nationals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 Tuesday night, extending their winning streak to five games. Jhonatan Solano added his first career homer as the Nationals improved to 6-2 in interleague play. Washington's five-game winning streak matches a season best. The...
Via Fox Sports
June 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Nationals Win Fifth Straight and Move To 14 Games Over .500

The Washington Nationals earned their fifth straight win on Tuesday, all of them against teams from the American League East, with the latest victims being the Toronto Blue Jays. Coming off of an impressive series in Boston that caused baseball fans across the country to take notice, the Nats have now split or won each of their last four series. They haven’t lost a series yet in...
Via The Nats Blog
June 12, 2012  |  Discuss

LeBron, Wade power Heat to 2-0 lead

Giancarlo Stanton closed out his best month yet with a home run, and the Miami Marlins concluded their best month ever with another comeback win. Stanton hit his 12th home run in May to tie the franchise record for a single month and the Marlins completed a three-game sweep of the first-place Washington Nationals with a 5-3 win Wednesday night. Stanton hit a solo homer in the seventh...
Via AP on Fox
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Marlins rally to sweep Nationals

Giancarlo Stanton hit his 12th home run in May to tie the franchise record for a single month and the Miami Marlins earned their 20th comeback victory Wednesday night, completing a three-game sweep of the first-place Washington Nationals with a 5-3 win. Stanton hit a solo homer in the seventh inning, his 13th this year, and had a two-out RBI single in the first. Still only 22, Stanton...
Via AP on Fox
May 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Marlins come back again in win over Nationals

MIAMI (AP) -- Giancarlo Stanton hit his 12th home run in May to tie the franchise record for a single month and the Miami Marlins earned their 20th comeback victory Wednesday night, completing a three-game sweep of the first-place Washington Nationals with a 5-3 win. Stanton hit a solo homer in the seventh inning, his 13th this year, and had a two-out RBI single in the first. Still...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Death, taxes, and Anibal Sanchez beating the Nationals

Marlins 3, Nationals 1: Bases loaded with one out in the 8th after two straight walks, but over-anxious Bryce Harper swings and misses at 3 straight pitches; Ryan Zimmerman grounds out to kill the rally dead. Anibal Sanchez improves to 8-0 for his career against Washington. Maybe next time. Silver lining: They didn't get no-hit. Ian Desmond breaks up Anibal Sanchez's...
Via Nationals Enquirer
May 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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