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Washington Nationals Active Roster

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League: National League
Stat Years Available: 1969-2015
Team Location: Washington,DC

Ballparks:  Nationals Park (2008-2015), RFK Memorial Stadium (2005-2007), Hiram Bithorn Stadium (2003-2004), Olympic Stadium (1977-2004), Jarry Park (1969-1976)

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Organization Affiliates:MLB: Washington Nationals (MLB-NL)   AAA: Syracuse Chiefs (IL)   AA: Harrisburg Senators (East)   A+: Potomac Nationals (Caro)   A: Hagerstown Suns (SAL)   A-: Auburn Doubledays (NYPL)   Rk: Gulf Coast Nationals (GCL)   Rk: Dominican Nationals (DSL)  

Affiliate History
Historical Matchup:
  • Active rosters are generally set at 25 players and does not include injuries. On September 1, active rosters are expanded to a maximum of 40 players where the players on the active roster must be on the team's 40-man roster.
  • The 25man date column refers to the date the player was added to the 25-man roster for this team. The date does not consider injuries or minor league rehab stints as an interruption of this date. The date indicates that a player joined this team's active roster on xxxx-xx-xx date and was not demoted or on a different team since. TBC only started tracking daily roster movement since May of 2012.
  • PitchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Aaron BarrettPActive27.0576-4200R-R2014WAS: 2010-9-266Before May '12
    Jerry BlevinsRPActive31.1756-6185L-L2007CHN: 2004-17-5162013-12-12Traded from Athletics to Nationals for Billy Burns
    Xavier CedenoRPActive28.1866-1165L-L2011COL: 2004-31-9202013-04-23Claimed off waivers from Astros by Nationals
    A.J. ColePActive23.0546-4181R-R-WAS: 2010-4-1162013-01-17Traded from Athletics with Blake Treinen to Nationals for John Jaso as part of 3-team trade that saw Mike Morse traded from Nationals to Mariners
    Erik DavisRPActive28.1436-4200R-R2013SDN: 2008-13-405Before May '12
    Doug FisterSPActive31.0246-8185L-R2009SEA: 2006-7-2012013-12-02Traded from Tigers to Nationals for Ian Krol,Robbie Ray and Steve Lombardozzi
    Gio GonzalezSPActive29.1625-11185R-L2008CHA: 2004-1-38Before May '12
    Matt GracePActive26.0766-4205L-L-WAS: 2010-8-236Before May '12
    Casey JanssenRPActive33.1646-3190R-R2006TOR: 2004-4-1172015-02-03Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($3.5m) Mutual option for 2016 at $7m with $1.5m buyout. [Free Agent]
    Taylor JordanSPActive26.0426-3190R-R2013WAS: 2009-9-262Before May '12
    Tanner RoarkRPActive28.1466-2200R-R2013TEX: 2008-25-753Before May '12
    Max ScherzerSPActive30.2166-3190R-R2008ARI: 2006-1-112015-01-21Signed to 7-year contract for 2015-2021 ($210m) $15m x 14y Half the money deferred evenly until 2028.
    Craig StammenRPActive30.3566-3200R-R2009WAS: 2005-12-354Before May '12
    Drew StorenRPActive27.2016-2180B-R2010WAS: 2009-1-10Before May '12DL-15 Elbow
    Stephen StrasburgSPActive26.2236-4220R-R2010WAS: 2009-1-1Before May '12
    Matt ThorntonRPActive38.1666-6220L-L2004SEA: 1998-1-222014-08-05Claimed off waivers from Yankees by Nationals
    Blake TreinenPActive26.2436-4200R-R2014OAK: 2011-7-2262013-01-17Traded from Athletics with A.J. Cole to Nationals for John Jaso as part of 3-team trade that saw Mike Morse traded from Nationals to Mariners
    Jordan ZimmermannSPActive28.2816-2200R-R2009WAS: 2007-2-67Before May '12
    CatchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Daniel ButlerCActive28.1345-10190R-R2014UDFA2015-01-15Traded from Red Sox to Nationals for Danny Rosenbaum
    Sandy LeonCActive25.3525-11175B-R2012UDFABefore May '12Contract purchased from Harrisburg (AA)
    Jose LobatonCActive30.1306-1200B-R2009UDFA2014-02-13Traded from Rays with Felipe Rivero and Drew Vettelson to Nationals for Nathan Karns
    Wilson RamosCActive27.2026-0178R-R2010UDFABefore May '12
    InfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Ian DesmondSSActive29.1616-2185R-R2009MON: 2004-3-84Before May '12
    Wilmer DifoSSActive22.3326-0175R-R-UDFABefore May '12
    Yunel EscobarSSActive32.1186-2200R-R2007ATL: 2005-2-752015-01-15Traded from Athletics to Nationals for Tyler Clippard
    Danny Espinosa2BActive27.3096-0190B-R2010WAS: 2008-3-87Before May '12
    Kevin Frandsen1BActive32.2806-0175R-R2006SFN: 2004-12-3702014-03-27Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($0.9m)
    Tyler Moore1B-LFActive28.0296-1209R-R2012WAS: 2008-16-481Before May '12Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
    Anthony Rendon2BActive24.2675-11170R-R2013WAS: 2011-1-6Before May '12
    Ryan Zimmerman3BActive30.1536-2210R-R2005WAS: 2005-1-4Before May '12DL-15 Sore right shoulder
    OutfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Brian GoodwinOFActive24.1186-0190L-R-WAS: 2011-1-34Before May '12
    Bryce HarperLFActive22.1356-3205L-R2012WAS: 2010-1-1Before May '12Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
    Jeff KobernusCFActive26.2436-2195R-R2013WAS: 2009-2-502013-03-23Returned to Nationals by Tigers
    Nate McLouthLFActive33.1235-11174L-R2005PIT: 2000-25-7492013-12-12Signed to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($10.75m) Club option for 2016
    Denard SpanCFActive31.0016-1180L-L2008MIN: 2002-1-202012-11-29Traded from Twins to Nationals for Alex Meyer
    Michael TaylorCFActive23.3396-2190R-R2014WAS: 2009-6-172Before May '12
    Jayson WerthRFActive35.2846-5210R-R2002BAL: 1997-1-22Before May '12Broken left wrist


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