Wander Montero Suero.
Began the season with Triple-A Syracuse, but would enjoy four stints with the Nationals...Was first recalled on April 30 and made his Major League debut on May 1 vs. Pittsburgh...Opened his career with five straight scoreless appearances...In his first 11 outings, pitched to a 2.38 ERA (3 ER/11.1 IP) and pitched scoreless relief in nine of the 11 outings...Provided more than one inning of relief in 15 of his 40 appearances ...Allowed just five of 31 inherited runners to score...His 16.1 IRS% ranked second among National League relievers...Offered scoreless relief in 10 of his final 11 Major League appearances of the season...Went 1-2 with a 3.71 ERA in 14 games for Triple-A Syracuse.
Led Washington's Minor League system with a career-high 20 saves between Double-A Harrisburg and Triple-A Syracuse...Was promoted to Triple-A Syracuse in early June...From July 17 through the end of the season, recorded a 0.39 ERA (1 ER/23.0 IP) while going 2-0 with seven saves in 19 ap- pearances for the Chiefs...Pitched for Tigres del Licey in the Dominican Winter League following the season (0-2, 7.56 ERA).
Appeared in a career-high 39 games for Double-A Harrisburg...From May 3 to June 16, posted a 0.51 ERA (1 ER/17.2 IP) with 16 strikeouts in 14 appearances...Pitched for Tigres del Licey in the Dominican Winter League following the season (2-0, 0.00 ERA, 14.1 IP, 10 SO).
Went 7-4 with two saves and a 3.90 ERA in a career-high 33 games (five starts) between Single-A Potomac and Double-A Harrisburg.
Went 6-2 with a 3.62 ERA in 29 games (six starts) between Single-A Hagerstown and Single-A Potomac.
In his first domestic season, paced the Gulf Coast League in wins (8), ERA (1.65), and ranked among league leaders in WHIP (2nd, 0.82) and strikeouts (6th, 46)...His .156 batting average against was tops among all short-season league hurlers and his 0.82 WHIP was good for third.
Appeared in just nine games for the DSL Nationals, going 4-2 with a 3.41 ERA.
Went 3-2 with one save and a 5.49 ERA in 16 games (two starts) for the DSL Nationals.
Began his professional career with the DSL Nationals, going 2-3 with a 4.98 ERA in 15 games (four starts).