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Topic - Jeff Kobernus
The Nats announced four roster moves on Wednesday, including the release of pitcher Christian Garcia and the call-up of right-hander Taylor Hill from Syracuse.
Each of the Nationals' four minor minor league affiliates begin their seasons on Thursday. With that in mind, here is a look at their rosters for 2014.
The Nationals made several major decisions Tuesday afternoon, nearly finalizing their Opening Day roster after cutting infielders Tyler Moore and Jamey Carroll, plus pitchers Ryan Mattheus, Xavier Cedeno and Chris Young.
The Nationals have nearly finalized their Opening Day roster after cutting Tyler Moore, Jamey Carroll, Ryan Mattheus, Xavier Cedeno and Chris Young.
The Cal product ended up playing with 24 games and showed his impressive range of tools, but never really got a chance for regular at-bats to show whether he belonged.
Around 11 a.m., bench coach Randy Knorr approached Jeff Kobernus and told the natural second baseman and converted outfielder that, with Denard Span resting a sore right foot in the first game, he'd be getting his first major league start in center field.
"I knew there was a chance," said Kobernus. "But I just try to be ready every day."