Nationals Press Releases
Monday, September 22, 2014
Ian Desmond named Nationals' nominee for the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award
Major League Baseball and Chevrolet, the official vehicle of MLB, announced that Ian Desmond was named the Washington Nationals' 2014 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet. Desmond is one of the 30 Club finalists for the annual Award, which recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community involvement.
Nationals Reinstate Ryan Zimmerman
The Washington Nationals today reinstated third baseman Ryan Zimmerman from the 15-day Disabled List (hamstring). Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.
Nationals Dream Foundation Introduces 50/50 Raffle
The Washington Nationals Dream Foundation announced today that it will begin the new 50/50 Raffle during the Nationals final regular season homestand.
Washington Nationals statement from Ted Lerner, managing principal owner
The Washington Nationals released the following statement this evening after clinching the NL East Division Championship.
Tickets for potential 2014 NL Division Series games to go on sale Sept. 22
The Washington Nationals announced today that tickets for potential Postseason National League Division Series games at Nationals Park will go on sale to the general public on Monday, September 22 at 10 a.m. A maximum of four tickets for each game may be purchased either online at nationals.com/postseason or by calling 888.632.NATS(6287) on a first come, first served basis. Tickets will be unavailable for purchase at the box office.
Nationals Sign Two-Year Working Agreement With Potomac
The Washington Nationals today announced the signing of a two-year Player Development Contract extension (which begins in 2015) with the Potomac Nationals of the Single-A Carolina League through the 2016 season.
Nationals 1B Adam LaRoche named National League Player of the Week
Washington Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche was named the co-National League Player of the Week, sharing the honor with San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey. Major League Baseball made the announcement this afternoon on MLB Network.
Nationals Recall OF Michael A. Taylor, RHP Ryan Mattheus
The Washington Nationals today recalled outfielder Michael A. Taylor and right-handed reliever Ryan Mattheus from Syracuse of the Triple-A International League.
Nationals Recall INF/OF Jeff Kobernus
The Washington Nationals today recalled INF/OF Jeff Kobernus from Syracuse of the Triple-A International League. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.