Washington Nationals announce roster moves

April 6th, 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 Bell, left-handed pitcher Patrick Corbin, catcher Yan Gomes, left-handed pitcher Brad Hand, infielder Josh Harrison, left-handed pitcher Jon Lester, infielder Jordy Mercer and left fielder Kyle Schwarber on the Injured List.

· Recalled catcher Tres Barrera, right-handed pitcher Sam Clay, infielder Luis García, right-handed pitcher Ryne Harper, outfielder Yadiel Hernandez, infielder Carter Kieboom and right-handed pitcher Kyle McGowin to the Major League roster.

· Selected the contract of catcher Jonathan Lucroy to the Major League roster.

· Selected outfielder Cody Wilson to the Major League roster as a Replacement Player.

· The Nationals’ 26-man roster is comprised of 13 pitchers, two catchers, six infielders, and five outfielders.