- Associated Press - Monday, August 4, 2014

Outfielder Nate McLouth has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Washington Nationals with a shoulder injury.

The 32-year-old McLouth has right shoulder inflammation. He’s batting .179 in 79 games, including 33 starts, with one homer and seven RBI. The move, announced Monday, is retroactive to Saturday.


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Washington filled the roster spot by recalling outfielder Steven Souza Jr. from Triple-A Syracuse.

This will be Souza’s second stint this season with the Nationals. He previously went 1 for 8 in eight games.

Souza leads the International League with a .354 batting average.