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Sammy Solis: International Man of Mystery

The only trip Sammy Solis took during the 2016 season was to the DL, preventing him from contributing on the mound or to Washington’s playoff clinch celebration. The offseason has been much more kind to him in terms of vacation spots. The lefty reliever first traveled across Europe during the early weeks of November, leaving days before the election. Because like Superman and more...
Via The Nats Blog
January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Sammy Solis off the disabled list and ready for Nationals’ playoff push

Sammy Solis had to watch the Nationals celebrate clinching the National League East crown in Pittsburgh on Saturday from a thousand miles away. He was in Florida. “That was tough to watch on TV, having been a part of it for most of the season,” Solis said. “But hopefully we get to do it three […]
Via Nationals Journal
September 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Solis returns, will look to get into games before postseason - Byron Kerr

The Nationals announced that left-hander Sammy Solis has been activated from the disabled list. He had been out with left shoulder inflammation since Aug. 16. Solis makes the Nats roster total 39 active players. Catcher Spencer Kieboom is the only player on 40-man that is not currently on the active ... Read More
September 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Sammy Solis throws off mound for first time since shoulder injury

MIAMI — In front of the lime green bullpen walls in the visitor’s bullpen at Marlins Park, Sammy Solis threw off the mound for the first time since he was placed on the disabled list with left shoulder inflammation in mid-August. He threw about 25 pitches and said he “didn’t hold back,” and he came out […]
Via Nationals Journal
September 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Solis makes progress with left shoulder rehab - Byron Kerr

Left-hander Sammy Solis has been on the disabled list since with left shoulder inflammation since Aug.16. Before today's game, he was in the Nationals clubhouse preparing for another workout. Solis confirmed that he initially felt soreness in his shoulder after earning the win in a 5-4 victory over the Rockies ... Read More
August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Solis hopes to return to Nats from DL as soon as he's eligible

Thanks to the All-Star break, the Nationals were able to backdate left-hander Sammy Solis' stint on the disabled list all the way to July 8, despite the move being made just this Tuesday, on July 19.And now, with onlytwo days to go until he's eligible to return on July 23, Solis is throwing bullpen sessions and feels like he'll be good to return on time.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
July 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Nationals to call up Reynaldo Lopez, place Sammy Solis on disabled list

For the second time in less than a month, the Washington Nationals will send a flame-throwing, top pitching prospect to the mound to make his major league debut. Reynaldo Lopez takes the hill on Tuesday against the Los Angeles Dodgers, which Nationals Manager Dusty Baker announced after Washington’s 2-1, 18-inning loss to the Pirates. Baker […]
Via Nationals Journal
July 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Solis can close, start or specialize, plus minors notes - Byron Kerr

Left-hander Sammy Solis can be a viable option as interim closer for the Nationals. Left-hander Sammy Solis can be a spot starter. Both of these proclamations hold true. Solis has swing-and-miss stuff in the mid-90s that can be a weapon in the ninth inning. Solis also began his career as ... Read More
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Still-young reliever Sammy Solis is maturing into the role with the Nationals

Sammy Solis has not been a reliever for long. The former starting prospect began learning the role last season and has had to master the fine line between getting loose quickly and getting too loose too soon. He’s had to find a balance between throwing too many warmup pitches and throwing too few, while learning how to […]
Via Nationals Journal
June 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Solis on late loss to Cubs: "It hurts" - Byron Kerr

The Nationals battled back to tie but were unable to take the lead late against the Cubs. Down 3-1, the Nats scored on a pair of sacrifice flies to tie the game heading to the ninth. After getting through the eighth, left-hander Sammy Solis ventured out to pitch the ninth. ... Read More
June 14, 2016  |  Discuss

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