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Washington Nationals select the contract of Gerardo Parra

11:09 AM EDT

The Washington Nationals selected the contract of outfielder Gerardo Parra on Sunday and optioned infielder Luis García to Triple-A Rochester following Saturday night’s game. Additionally, the Nationals designated left-handed pitcher Ben Braymer for assignment. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Parra, 34, joins

Washington Nationals announce roster moves 

June 18, 2021

The Washington Nationals announced the following roster moves Friday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements:

  • Returned infielder Starlin Castro from the Restricted List
  • Reinstated right-handed pitcher Austin Voth from the 10-day Injured List
  • Placed outfielder Andrew Stevenson on the 10-day

Washington Nationals select the contract of Justin Miller

June 15, 2021

The Washington Nationals selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Justin Miller and designated right-handed pitcher Rogelio Armenteros for assignment on Tuesday. Additionally, the Nationals placed right-handed pitcher Max Scherzer on the 10-day Injured List (retroactive to June 12) with groin inflammation. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike

Washington Nationals announce roster moves

June 12, 2021

The Washington Nationals announced the following roster moves Saturday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements:

  • Returned from rehabilitation assignment and reinstated right-handed pitcher Erick Fedde from the Injured List
  • Selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Jefry Rodriguez
  • Selected the contract

BetMGM Partners with Washington Nationals to debut BetMGM Sports Betting App at Nationals Park

Sports betting app expands BetMGM’s footprint into the Capital Region
June 10, 2021

WASHINGTON – (June 10th, 2021) – BetMGM announced today the expansion of its market-leading sports betting app into Washington, D.C. in partnership with the Washington Nationals, making BetMGM the only mobile sports betting app available at Nationals Park. Today’s news is part of BetMGM’s multi-year, exclusive partnership with the Washington

Washington Nationals announce changes to ballpark protocols as Nationals Park returns to 100% capacity

June 8, 2021

In accordance with Mayor Bowser’s plans to fully reopen the District of Columbia, Nationals Park will open to 100% seating capacity starting on Thursday, June 10 against the San Francisco Giants. With the ballpark returning to full capacity, fans will notice many changes around the ballpark, including several updates to

Washington Nationals announce promotional schedule for remainder of 2021 season

Single game tickets for all 2021 home games are now on sale to the general public
June 3, 2021

With the battle for another National League East title well underway, the Nationals are thrilled to welcome all fans back to Nationals Park, just in time for summer! In May, the Government of the District of Columbia approved the team’s request to operate at 100% capacity starting Thursday, June 10,

Washington Nationals reinstate Tanner Rainey 

May 27, 2021

The Washington Nationals reinstated right-handed pitcher Tanner Rainey from the Injured List and optioned right-handed pitcher Kyle McGowin to Triple-A Rochester on Thursday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Rainey, 28, returns to Washington’s bullpen after missing six games. He tossed 2.1 innings

Washington Nationals recall Luis García

May 25, 2021

The Washington Nationals recalled infielder Luis García from Triple-A on Tuesday. Washington placed outfielder Victor Robles on the 10-day Injured List (retroactive to May 20) with a right ankle sprain on Sunday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. García, 21, went 16-for-68 (.235)

Washington Nationals recall Kyle McGowin

May 23, 2021

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Kyle McGowin from Triple-A Rochester and placed right-handed pitcher Will Harris on the 10-day Injured List (right hand inflammation) on Sunday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. McGowin, 29, has pitched to a 4.15 ERA (4 ER/8.2

Washington Nationals reinstate Stephen Strasburg

May 21, 2021

The Washington Nationals returned from rehab assignment and reinstated right-handed pitcher Stephen Strasburg from the 10-day Injured List and optioned right-handed pitcher Kyle McGowin to Triple-A Rochester on Friday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Strasburg, 32, returns to the active roster after

Washington Nationals Homestand Highlights vs. Baltimore Orioles (May 21–23), Cincinnati Reds (May 25–27) & Milwaukee Brewers (May 28–30)

May 21, 2021

Coming off a two-city road trip, the Nationals return home to D.C. for an exciting nine-game homestand, kicking off with the Beltway Series presented by Inova when the Baltimore Orioles visit Nats Park, followed by Sean Doolittle and the Cincinnati Reds, and finally closing out the homestand with the Milwaukee

Washington Nationals reinstate Wander Suero

May 12, 2021

The Washington Nationals returned from rehab assignment and reinstated right-handed pitcher Wander Suero from the 10-day Injured List and optioned right-handed pitcher Paolo Espino to Triple-A Rochester on Wednesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Suero, 29, returns to Washington’s bullpen after missing

Josh Bell named Player Ambassador to Nationals Youth Baseball Academy

May 8, 2021

Today, the Washington Nationals announced that first baseman Josh Bell has been named the Player Ambassador to the Nationals Youth Baseball Academy, the signature program of Nationals Philanthropies, the official charitable arm of the Nationals. In this position, previously held by Ian Desmond and Anthony Rendon, Josh will play an

Washington Nationals reinstate Will Harris and Juan Soto

May 4, 2021

The Washington Nationals reinstated right-handed pitcher Will Harris and outfielder Juan Soto from the 10-day Injured List on Tuesday. Additionally, Washington optioned right-handed pitcher Kyle McGowin to Triple-A Rochester and designated Hernán Pérez for assignment on Tuesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements.

Nationals reinstate Jon Lester

April 30, 2021

The Washington Nationals reinstated left-handed pitcher Jon Lester from the Injured List on Friday. Additionally, Washington optioned right-handed pitcher Steven Fuentes and transferred left-handed pitcher Luis Avilán to the 60-day Injured List. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Lester, 37, will take the

Washington Nationals Homestand Highlights vs. Miami Marlins (April 30–May 2), Atlanta Braves (May 4–6) & Philadelphia Phillies (May 11–13)

April 30, 2021

As the Nationals wrap up the first full month of the baseball season, the team returns to D.C. to take on two NL East foes, the Miami Marlins and Atlanta Braves. After a quick weekend series in the Bronx against the Yankees, the team will again return home for a

Josh Bell to host Josh Bell’s Book Club

First book discussion to be held in May
April 22, 2021

Today, the Washington Nationals and first baseman Josh Bell announced the start of Josh Bell’s Book Club, a monthly book club for adults focused on self-improvement. Each month throughout the 2021 season, Josh will lead an hour-long, virtual discussion about a book that he has selected to feature in the

Washington Nationals select the contract of Paolo Espino and recall Ryne Harper

April 18, 2021

The Washington Nationals selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Paolo Espino and recalled right-handed pitcher Ryne Harper from the Alternate Training Site (Fredericksburg) on Sunday. Additionally, the Nationals placed right-handed pitchers Stephen Strasburg (right shoulder inflammation; retroactive to 4/15) and Wander Suero (left oblique strain) on the 10-day Injured List.

Washington Nationals announce roster moves

April 12, 2021

The Washington Nationals announced the following roster moves on Monday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. • Reinstated first baseman Josh Bell, infielder Josh Harrison and outfielder Kyle Schwarber from the Injured List. • Optioned infielder Luis García and outfielder Yadiel Hernandez to

Washington Nationals announce roster moves

April 9, 2021

The Washington Nationals announced the following roster moves on Friday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. · Reinstated catcher Alex Avila, catcher Yan Gomes, left-handed pitcher Brad Hand and infielder Jordy Mercer from the Injured List. · Optioned catcher Tres Barrera and right-handed

Washington Nationals announce roster moves

April 6, 2021

The Washington Nationals announced the following roster moves on Tuesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. · Placed right-handed pitcher Will Harris (right hand inflammation) on the 10-day Injured List retroactive to March 29. Washington also placed catcher Alex Avila, first baseman Josh

Washington Nationals to face Atlanta Braves on Opening Day

April 6, 2021

The Washington Nationals will celebrate Opening Day and their first home game of the 2021 season on Tuesday, April 6 when the team hosts the Atlanta Braves. The game will be aired on MASN2, with first pitch scheduled for 4:05 p.m. ET. The game will also be broadcasted on 106.7

Nationals to begin play on Tuesday vs. Braves

April 4, 2021

Major League Baseball announced tonight that the Washington Nationals will begin their season on Tuesday vs. the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park. The most recent round of test results of Nationals personnel included no new positives. All of the Club’s eligible personnel will be able to participate in baseball activities

Washington Nationals to face New York Mets on Opening Day

April 1, 2021

The Washington Nationals will celebrate Opening Day and their first home game of the 2021 season on Thursday, April 1 when the team hosts the New York Mets. The game will be aired exclusively on ESPN, with first pitch scheduled for 7:09 p.m. ET. The game will also be broadcasted