June 22, 2021

Washington Nationals News: Nationals add Ben Braymer to 40-Man; Gerardo Parra will be missed + more Nats links… (Federal Baseball)


So long, Baby Shark, or Parra Shark, or whatever. The unlikeliest fan favorite since Michael Morse left for Japan yesterday. The Nationals added a young left-handed pitcher to the 40-Man roster. There are some rumors, including one which provides a possible trade to help the Nats build their bullpen for 2020, some local stories about some of Washington’s best, and more below. Go read your links…

NATS BEAT:

40-Man/Rule 5:

Nats add lefty Braymer to big league roster – (MLB.com)
“The Nationals on Wednesday protected one of their nearly Major League-ready prospects from the Rule 5 Draft, selecting the contract of left-hander Ben Braymer from Triple-A Fresno.”

Lefty Ben Braymer is Nats’ lone addition to 40-man roster – (MASN)
“Braymer’s addition still leaves the Nationals with only 31 players on their 40-man roster. They have a host of veteran free agents who either must be re-signed or replaced this winter…”

Condra-Bogan adjusted to heavier workload in 2019 – (MASN)
“Condra-Bogan said he also throws a slider/curveball that is starting to gain some traction and effectiveness.”

Parra Shark:

Thanks for the memories, Gerardo Parra. Go make some more, Nationals -…

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