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Washington Nationals Transactions 2021

November
DATETRANSACTION
30 November 2021Claimed INF Lucius Fox off vaivers from Baltimore. Agreed to terms with OF Andrew Stevenson and INF Cesar Hernandez on one-year contracts. Failed to offer 2022 contracts to RHPs Ryne Harper, Wander Suero and 1B Mike Ford.
29 November 2021Agreed to terms with OF Andrew Stevent on a one-year contract.
19 November 2021Selected the contracts of OF Donovan Casey from Harrisburg (Double-A Northeast) and LHP Evan Lee from Wilmington (High-A East) and agreed to terms on a major league contracts.
16 November 2021Named De Jon Watson director of player development.
5 November 2021Claimed LHP Francisco Perez off waivers from Cleveland. Sent RHP Kyle McGowin outright to Rochester (Triple-A East).
3 November 2021Named Tim Bogar bench coach, Darnell Coles hitting coach, Pat Roessler assistant hitting coach, Jim Hickey pitching coach, Eric Young Jr. first base coach, Gary DiSarcina third base coach, Henry Blanco catching and strategy coach and Ricky Bones bullpen coach.
October
DATETRANSACTION
18 October 2021Named Darnell Coles hitting coach.
13 October 2021Sent LHPs Alberto Baldonado, Sean Nolin and RHP Steven Fuentes outright to Rochester (Triple-A East). LHP Sean Nolin has elected free agency.
5 October 2021Agreed to terms with INF Alcides Escobar on a one-year contract. Recalled RHPs Wander Suero, Gabe Klobosits and Steven Fuentes, LHPs Seth Romero and Sam Clay, C Tres Barrera, 1B Mike Ford and CF Victor Robles from Rochester (Triple-A East). Recalled RHP Gerardo Carrillo from Harrisburg (Double-A Northeast). Recalled SS Yasel Antuna from Wilmington (High-A East). Reinstate SS Luis Garcia and LHP Josh Rogers from the 10-day IL.
3 October 2021Recalled RHP Joan Adon from Rochester (Triple-A East). Placed SS Luis Garcia on the 10-day IL.
2 October 2021Placed LHP Josh Rogers on the 10-day IL. Reinstated RF Gerardo Parra from the 10-day IL.
September
DATETRANSACTION
25 September 2021Reinstated LF/PH Yadiel Hernandez from the paternity list. Optioned LHP Sam Clay to Rochester (Triple-A East).
23 September 2021Selected the contract of RHP Jhon Romero from Rochester (Triple-A East) and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Placed OF Yadiel Hernandez on the paternity list. Designated C Jakson Reetz for assignment.
18 September 2021Optioned RHP Wander Suero to Rochester (Triple-A East). Recalled RHP Tanner Rainey from Rochester.
16 September 2021Sent INF Adrian Sanchez outright to Rochester (Triple-A East) after he cleared waivers.
15 September 2021Reinstated LHP Sean Nolin from suspension.
13 September 2021Reinstated 2B Jordy Mercer from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Steven Fuentes to Rochester (Triple-A East). Designated SS Adrian Sanchez for assignment.
8 September 2021Sent 2B Jordy Mercer to Harrisburg (Double-A Northeast) on a rehab assignment.
5 September 2021Recalled LHP Josh Rogers from Rochester (Triple-A East). Placed LF Gerardo Parra on the 10-day IL.
4 September 2021Selected the contract of LHP Josh Rogers and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Transferred RHP Kyle McGowin from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
3 September 2021Reinstated RHP Kyle Finnegan from the paternity list. Placed RHP Kyle McGowan on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Sept. 1.
August
DATETRANSACTION
31 August 2021Recalled OF Andrew Stevenson and RHP Wander Suero from Rochester (Triple-A East). Placed RHP Kyle Finnegan on the paternity list. Optioned OF Victor Robles to Rochester.
30 August 2021Reinstated C Alex Avila from the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of LHP Alberto Baldonado from Rochester (Triple-A East) and agreed to terms on a major league contract.
28 August 2021Sent C Alex Avila to the Florida Complex League Nationals (FCL) on a rehab assignment.
26 August 2021Sent RHP Jefry Rodriguez outright to Rochester (Triple-A East)after clearing waivers.
24 August 2021Sent RHP Steven Fuentes to Wilmington (High-A East) on a rehab assignment. Recalled LHP Sam clay and RHP Patrick Murphy from Rochester (Triple-A East). Optioned RHP Gabe Klobosits to Rochester. Designated RHP Jefry Rodriguez for assignment. Announced RHP Javy Guerra cleared outright waivers and declared free agency in lieu of accepting assignment to Rochester.
23 August 2021Claimed 1B Mike Ford from Tampa Bay on outright waivers, then optioned him to Rochester (Triple-A East). Transferred RHP Joe Ross from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
22 August 2021Reinstated RHP Kyle McGowin and Austin Voth from the 10-day IL. Designated RHP Javy Guerra for assignment. Optioned CF Andrew Stevenson to Rochester (Triple-A East).
17 August 2021Sent RHP Austin Voth to Rochester (Triple-A East) on a rehab assignment.
15 August 2021Placed RHP Joe Ross on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Aug. 12. Recalled CF Lane Thomas from Rochester (Triple-A East).
14 August 2021Claimed RHP Patrick Murphy off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays. Released C Rene Rivera.
13 August 2021Optioned RHP Tanner Rainey to Rochester (Triple-A East).
11 August 2021Selected the contract of LHP Sean Nolin from Rochester (Triple-A East) and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Optioned LHP Sam Clay to Rochester. Transferred RHP Stephen Strasburg from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
8 August 2021Sent RHP Kyle McGowin to Rochester (Triple-A East) on a rehab assignment.
3 August 2021Recalled C Riley Adams from Rochester (Triple-A East). Selected the contract of RHP Javy Guerra from Rochester and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Placed C Rene Rivera on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Aug. 2. Optioned RHP Wander Suero to Rochester.
1 August 2021Activated RHP Josiah Gray. Optioned RHP Tanner Rainey to Rochester (Triple-A East).
July
DATETRANSACTION
31 July 2021Placed RHP Mason Thompson on the active roster.
30 July 2021Recalled C Tres Barrera from Rochester (Triple-A East). Selected the contracts of RHP Gabe Klobosits and SS Adrian Sanchez from Rochester and agreed to terms on major league contracts.
29 July 2021Recalled OF Yadiel Hernandez, SS Luis Garcia, and RHP Andres Machado from Rochester (Triple-A East). Reinstated C Yan Gomes and RHP Tanner Rainey from the 10-day IL. Optioned C Tres Barrera to Rochester then recalled him. Placed RHPs Daniel Hudson and Austin Voth, SS Trea Turner and C Alex Avila on the 10-day IL.
26 July 2021Reinstated RHP Joe Ross from the 10-day IL. Optioned OF Yadiel Hernandez to Rochester (Triple-A East).
24 July 2021Recalled INF Carter Kieboom from Rochester (Triple-A East). Placed 2B Jordy Mercer on the 10-day IL, retroactive to July 21.
20 July 2021Agreed to terms with LHP Matt Tonshaw on a minor league contract.
19 July 2021Optioned CF Andrew Stevenson to Rochester (Triple-A East). Agreed to terms with C Jarrett Gonzales on a minor league contract.
18 July 2021Recalled CF Andrew Stevenson from Rochester (Triple-A East).
16 July 2021Agreed to terms with C Rene Rivera on a major league contract. Reinstated INF Jordy Mercer from the 10-day IL. Optioned C Jakson Reetz to Rochester (Triple-A East).
11 July 2021Recalled Andres Machado from Rochester (Triple-A East). Placed RHP Kyle McGowin on the 10-day IL.
10 July 2021Selected the contract of C Jakson Reetz from Rochester (Triple-A East). Placed C Yan Gomes on the 10-day IL. Designated LHP Kyle Lobstein for assignment.
8 July 2021Placed RHP Joe Ross on the 10-day IL, retroactive to July 7. Recalled RHP Ryne Harper from Rochester (Triple-A East).
7 July 2021Optioned RHP Andres Machado to Rochester (Triple-A East). Reinstated RHP Daniel Hudson from the 10-day IL.
6 July 2021Reinstated RHPs Erick Fedde and Kyle Finnegan from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Ryne Harper and LHP Kyle Lobstein to Rochester (Triple-A East). Signed RHP Nick Goody to a minor-league contract.
4 July 2021Signed RHP Diego Moreno to a minor league contract. Sent LF Andrew Stevenson on a rehab assingment to Rochester (Triple-A East).
3 July 2021Acquired INF Alcides Escobar from Kansas City in exchange for cash considerations and selected him to active roster. Designated INF Humberto Arteaga for assignment. Recalled C Tres Barrera and OF Yadiel Hernandez from Rochester (Triple-A East). Placed C Alex Avila on the 10-day IL, retroactive to July 2. Placed OF Kyle Schwarber on the 10-day IL.Recalled OF Jeremy Ydens from Fredericksburg (Low-A East).
2 July 2021Selected the contract of INF Humberto Arteaga from Rochester (Triple-A East). Placed INF Jordy Mercer on the 10-day IL, retroactive to July 1. Recalled RHP Steven Fuentes and placed him on the 60-day IL.
June
DATETRANSACTION
29 June 2021Recalled RHP Ryne Harper from Rochester (Triple-A East). Selected the contract of LHP Kyle Lobstein from Rochester. Placed RHP Tanner Rainey on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 28. Designated RHP Justin Miller for assignment.
27 June 2021Recalled RHP Andres Machado from Rochester (Triple-A East). Placed RHP Erick Fedde on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 24.
24 June 2021Assigned LHP Ben Braymer outright to Rochester (Triple-A East) after clearing waivers.
22 June 2021Reinstated RHP Max Scherzer from the 10-day IL. Placed RHP Kyle Finnegan on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 21.
20 June 2021Optioned RHP Ryne Harper and SS Luis Garcia to Rochester (Triple-A East). Selected the contract of RF Gerardo Parra from Rochester. Designated LHP Ben Braymer for assignment.
19 June 2021Recalled RHP Ryne Harper from Rochester (Triple-A East). Agreed to terms with RHP Kyle Hinton on a minor league contract.
18 June 2021Returned INF Starlin Castro from the restricted list. Reinstated RHP Austin Voth from the 10-day IL. Placed OF Andrew Stevenson on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 17. Optioned RHP Ryne Harper to Rochester (Triple-A East). Assigned RHP Rogelio Armenteros outright to Rochester after clearing waivers.
16 June 2021Recalled INF Luis Garcia from Rochester (Triple-A East). Placed INF Starlin Castro on the restricted list.
15 June 2021Selected the contract of RHP Justin Miller from Rochester (Triple-A East). Designated RHP Rogelio Armenteros for assignment. Placed RHP Max Scherzer on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 12.
13 June 2021Optioned RHP Andres Machado to Rochester (Triple-A East).
12 June 2021Reinstated RHP Erick Fedde from the IL. Selected the contracts of RHP Jefry Rodriguez and RHP Andres Machado from Rochester (Triple-A East) and selected Machado as the 27th man for today's doubleheader. Optioned OF Yadiel Hernandez to Rochester. Placed RHP Daniel Hudson on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 10. Transferred RHP Will Harris from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
8 June 2021Recalled RHP Ryne Harper from Rochester (Triple-A East). Placed RHP Austin Voth on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 7.
4 June 2021Agreed to terms with LHP Josh Rogers to a minor league contract.
3 June 2021Optioned RHP Erick Fedde to Wilmington (Triple-A East) on a rehab assignment.
2 June 2021Recalled RHP Kyle McGowin from Rochester (Triple-A East). Placed RHP Stephen Strasburg on the 10-day IL.
May
DATETRANSACTION
31 May 2021Activated OF Victor Robles from the 10-day IL. Optioned INF Luis Garcia to Rochester (Triple-A East).
30 May 2021Sent CF Victor Robles to Harrisburg (Double-A Northeast) for a rehab assignment. Optioned RHP Kyle McGowin and SS Luis Garcia to Rochester (Triple-A East).
29 May 2021Recalled RHP Kyle McGowin from Rochester (Triple-A East). Agreed to terms with 2B Corban Joseph to a minor league contract.
28 May 2021Optioned RHP Kyle McGowin to Rochester (Triple-A East).
27 May 2021Activated RHP Tanner Rainey from the IL. Optioned RHP Kyle McGowan to Rochester (Triple-A East).
25 May 2021Recalled INF Luis Garcia from Rochester (Triple-A East).
23 May 2021Recalled RHP Kyle McGowin from Rochester (Triple-A East). Placed RHP Will Harris and OF Victor Robles (retroactive to May 20) on the 10-day IL.
21 May 2021Activated RHP Stephen Strasburg from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Kyle McGowan to Rochester (Triple-A East).
19 May 2021Placed RHPs Erick Fedde and Tanner Rainey on the IL. Recalled RHPs Paolo Espino and Kyle McGowin.
18 May 2021Reinstated LHP Patrick Corbin from the paternity list. Optioned RHP Paolo Espino to Rochester (Triple-A East).
17 May 2021Activated LHP Patrick Corbin from the paternity list and placed on the 10-day IL.
16 May 2021Sent RHP Stephen Strasburg to Rochester (Triple-A East) for a rehab assignment.
14 May 2021Placed LHP Patrick Corbin on the paternity list. Recalled RHP Paolo Espino from Rochester (Triple-A East).
12 May 2021Reinstated RHP Wander Suero from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Paolo Espino to Rochester (Triple-A East).
6 May 2021Assigned INF Hernan Perez outright to Rochester (Triple-A Northeast) and he elected free agency in lieu of accepting the assignment.
4 May 2021Optioned RHP Kyle McGowan to Rochester (Triple-A Northeast). Activated RF Juan Soto and RHP Will Harris from the 10-day IL. Designated 2B Herman Perez for assignment.
April
DATETRANSACTION
30 April 2021Activated LHP Jon Lester from the IL. Optioned RHP Steven Fuentes from alternate training site. Transferred LHP Luis Avilan to the 60-day IL.
20 April 2021Recalled RHP Steven Fuentes. Optioned RHP Ryne Harper to alternate training site. Placed OF Juan Soto on the 10-day IL. Recalled OF Yadiel Hernandez from alternate training site.
18 April 2021Selected the contract of RHP Paolo Espino from alternate training site. Recalled RHP Ryne Harper from alternate training site. Placed RHP Stephen Strasburg on the 10-day IL, retroactive to April 15. Placed RHP Wander Suero on the 10-day IL.
16 April 2021Recalled RHP Kyle McGowan from alternate training site. Placed LHP Luis Avilan on the 10-day IL.
12 April 2021Reinstated 1B Josh Bell, INF Josh Harrison and OF Kyle Schwarber from the IL. Optioned INF Luis Garcia and OF Yadiel Hernandez to the alternate training site and placed on taxi squad. Reassigned RHP Ryne Harper and LHP T.J. MdFarland to the alternate training site. Designated C Jonathan Lucroy for assignment.
10 April 2021Reinstated LHP Patrick Corbin from injured list. Optioned RHP Kyle McGowin and added to taxi squad. Returned INF Adrian Sanchez to alternate training site.
9 April 2021Recalled Cs Alex Avila and Yan Gomes, LHP Brad Hand and INF Jordy Mercer from IL. Optioned C Tres Barrera and RHP Ryne Harper and added them to the taxi squad. Optioned INF Carter Kieboom and OF Cody Wilson to the alternate training site. Placed OF Gerardo Parra, INF Adrian Sanchez and LHP T.J. McFarland on the taxi squad.
8 April 2021Optioned LHP Ben Braymer to alternate training site.
7 April 2021Recalled LHP Ben Braymer from alternate training site.
6 April 2021Placed RHP Will Harris, Cs Alex Avila and Yan Gomes, 1B Josh Bell, LHPs Patrick Corbin, Jon Lester and Brad Hand, INFs Josh Harrison and Jordy Mercer and OF Kyle Schwarber on the 10-day injured list. Recalled C Tres Barrera, RHPs Sam Clay, Kyle McGowin and Ryne Harper, INFs Luis García and Carter Kieboom, and OF Yadiel Hernandez from the alternate training site to the active roster. Selected the contract of C Jonathan Lucroy from Rochester (Triple-A East). Selected the contract of OF Cody Wilson as a replacement player from the alternate training site.
March
DATETRANSACTION
29 March 2021Reassigned INF Jake Noll, RHPs Dakota Bacus and Chase De Jong and LHP Chasen Shreve to alternate training site.
28 March 2021Selected the contract of LHP Luis Avilan. Designated RHP Dakota Bacus for assignment. Reassigned LHP Seth Romero and RHP Rogelio Armenteros to the alternate training site.
27 March 2021Optioned LHP Sam Clay, RHP Kyle McGowin, INFs Luis Garcia and Carter Kieboom and OF Yadiel Hernandez to Rochester (Triple-A East). Selected the contracts of INF Jordy Mercer and INF/OF Hernan Perez from Rochester (Triple-A East). Designated INF Jake Noll for assignment. Reassigned RHPs Aaron Barrett, Paolo Espino, Javy Guerra and Todd Peterson, Cs Welington Castillo, Brandon Snyder and Blake Swihart, INF Adrían Sanchez and OFs Gerardo Parra and Carlos Tocci to the minor league camp.
25 March 2021Optioned RHPs Dakota Bacus and Ryne Harper to Rochester (Triple-A East).
24 March 2021Optioned RHPs Ryne Harper and Dakota Bacus to Rochester (Triple-A Northeast).
20 March 2021Optioned LHP Ben Braymer, C Tres Barrera and RHP Steven Fuentes to Rochester (Triple-A East).
19 March 2021Optioned C Tres Barrera, LHP Ben Braymer and RHP Steven Fuentes to Rochester (Triple-A East).
14 March 2021Optioned RHP Joan Adon and INFs Yasel Antuna and Jake Noll to Rochester (Triple-A East).
7 March 2021Released RHP Jeremy Jeffress.
February
DATETRANSACTION
25 February 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Jeremy Jeffress on a minor league contract.
19 February 2021Named Matt Lecroy manager, Brian Daubach hitting coach, Michael Tejera pitching coach, Eric Montague athletic trainer and Mike Warren strength and conditioning coach for Rochester (Triple-A East); Tripp Keister manager, Brian Rupp hitting coach, Sam Narron pitching coach, T.D. Swinford athletic trainer, R.J. Guyer strength and conditioning coach for Harrisburg (Double-A Northeast); Tommy Shields manager/co-field coordinator, Luis Ordaz hitting coach, Justin Lord pitching coach, Don Neidig athletic trainer and Shane Hill strength and conditioning coordinator for Wilmington(High-A East); Marion Lisson manager, Jorge Mejia hitting coach, Pat Rice pitching coach, Kirby Craft athletic trainer, Ry
17 February 2021Signed LF Gerardo Parra and LHP T.J. McFarland to minor league contracts.
3 February 2021Agreed to terms with C Alex Avila on a one-year contract.
January
DATETRANSACTION
27 January 2021Agreed to terms with LHP Jon Lester on a one-year contract.
26 January 2021Agreed to terms with LHP Brand Hand on a one-year contract.
23 January 2021Agreed to terms with 1B Ryan Zimmerman on a one-year contract.
15 January 2021Agreed to terms with 1B Josh Bell, OF Juan Soto and SS Trea Turner on one-year contracts. Agreed to terms with INFs Armando Cruz and Winder Diaz, Doimil Perez and OFs Jean Estrada, Cristian Batista and Enmanuel Ramirez, LHP Gabriel Agostini, RHPs Jefrem Leon, Gustavo Rivas and Genderson Zapata on minor league contracts.
9 January 2021Agreed to terms with OF Kyle Schwarber.