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Nationals reliever Aaron Barrett, a long shot to even make the team out of spring training, was given yet another big opportunity early this season when he faced Miami slugger Giancarlo Stanton with two out and one-run lead in the eighth inning. He came through yet again and is showing why the organization put its faith in him after a strong camp.
Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos had surgery for a broken hamate bone in his left hand Wednesday and is expected to miss about four to six weeks.
The Nationals have nearly finalized their Opening Day roster after cutting Tyler Moore, Jamey Carroll, Ryan Mattheus, Xavier Cedeno and Chris Young.
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 released veteran catcher Chris Snyder, a move that leaves them with 33 players remaining on their spring training roster.
The Nationals believe Wilson Ramos can catch 125 or more games in 2014, leaving them less interested in acquiring a veteran backup.
Teams build their farm systems in order to develop players into major leaguers, and the main goal is to produce as much MLB-caliber talent as possible. It's how the success of any team's system is judged. What, then, should be made of the actual on-field success the Nationals' system has had this year?
Rendon, Sandy Leon and Nate Karns head to Double-A Harrisburg and Eury Perez to Triple-A Syracuse. The Nats also re-assigned Matt Skole, Will Rhymes and Pat McCoy to minor league camp.
As the Washington Nationals keep reminding us, it takes a village to earn a playoff berth.