Washington Nationals minor league players

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Minor league players and teams affiliated with the Washington Nationals professional baseball organization include:

Players[edit]

Austin Adams[edit]

Austin Adams
Washington Nationals – No. 70
Pitcher
Born: (1991-05-05) May 5, 1991 (age 25)
Tampa, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Austin Lance Adams (born May 5, 1991) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Washington Nationals organization.

Adams attended Zephyrhills High School in Zephyrhills, Florida and played college baseball at the University of South Florida. He was selected by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the eighth round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft.[1] The Angels added him to their 40-man roster after the 2016 season.[2]

On December 10, 2016, Adams and Kyle McGowin were traded to the Washington Nationals for infielder Danny Espinosa.[3]

Rafael Bautista[edit]

Rafael Bautista
Washington Nationals – No. 9
Outfielder
Born: (1993-03-08) March 8, 1993 (age 24)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Rafael Darwing Bautista Rodriguez (born March 8, 1993) is a Dominican professional baseball outfielder in the Washington Nationals organization.

Bautista signed with the Washington Nationals as an international free agent in January 2012.[4] The Nationals added him to their 40-man roster after the 2016 season.[5]

Jimmy Cordero[edit]

Jimmy Cordero
Washington Nationals – No. 52
Pitcher
Born: (1991-10-19) October 19, 1991 (age 25)
San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Jimmy Gerard Cordero (born October 19, 1991) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher in the Washington Nationals organization.

Cordero signed with the Toronto Blue Jays as an international free agent in January 2012. The Blue Jays traded Cordero along with Alberto Tirado to the Philadelphia Phillies for Ben Revere on July 31, 2015.[6] The Phillies added him to their 40-man roster after the 2015 season.[7]

On November 23, 2016, the Phillies traded Cordero to the Washington Nationals for minor league pitcher Mario Sanchez.[8]

Carter Kieboom[edit]

Carter Kieboom
Washington Nationals
Third baseman
Born: (1997-09-03) September 3, 1997 (age 19)
Marietta, Georgia
Bats: Right Throws: Switch

Carter Alswinn Kieboom (born September 3, 1997) is an American baseball infielder in the Washington Nationals organization.

Kieboom attended George Walton Comprehensive High School and committed to attend Clemson University to play college baseball for the Clemson Tigers. He was drafted by the Washington Nationals in the first round of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft.[9][10] He announced he would be joining the organization on June 11, 2016.[11][12] He spent his first professional season with the GCL Nationals where he batted .244 with four home runs and 25 RBI's.[13]

His brother, Spencer Kieboom, also plays in the Nationals organization.[14]

Nick Lee[edit]

Nick Lee
Washington Nationals – No. 56
Pitcher
Born: (1991-01-13) January 13, 1991 (age 26)
San Antonio, Texas
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Nicholas Lee (born January 13, 1991) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Washington Nationals organization.

Lee played college baseball at Weatherford College. He was drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 38th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft but did not sign and returned to Weatherford. He was then drafted by the Nationals in the 18th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft and signed.[15] The Nationals added him to their 40-man roster after the 2015 season[16] but outrighted him from the roster in 2016.[17]

José Marmolejos[edit]

José Marmolejos
Washington Nationals – No. 17
First baseman
Born: (1993-01-02) January 2, 1993 (age 24)
Dominican Republic
Bats: Left Throws: Left

José Ramon Marmolejos (born January 2, 1993) is a Dominican professional baseball first baseman in the Washington Nationals organization.

Marmolejos signed with the Washington Nationals as an international free agent in June 2011.[18] The Nationals added him to their 40-man roster after the 2016 season.[5] On February 24, 2017, Marmolejos was placed on the 60-day disabled list with a left forearm strain.[19]

Raudy Read[edit]

Raudy Read
Washington Nationals – No. 65
Catcher
Born: (1993-10-29) October 29, 1993 (age 23)
San José de Ocoa, Peravia, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Raudy Miguel Ready Placencia (born October 29, 1993) is a Dominican professional baseball catcher in the Washington Nationals organization.

Read signed with the Washington Nationals as an international free agent in January 2011.[20] The Nationals added him to their 40-man roster after the 2016 season.[5]

Greg Ross[edit]

Greg Ross
Washington Nationals
Pitcher
Born: (1989-09-06) September 6, 1989 (age 27)
Baltimore, Maryland
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Gregory William Ross (born September 6, 1989) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Washington Nationals organization. He was originally drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 18th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft.[21]

A Towson, Maryland, native who pitched at Frostburg State University, Ross spent five seasons in the Braves organization, including two full seasons with the Class-AA Mississippi Braves. He was released after the 2015 season and became a free agent. He signed a minor league deal with his hometown team, the Baltimore Orioles, but was released after pitching just three innings in the Orioles' minor league spring training camp before the 2016 season. He was picked up on another minor league deal by the Nationals and pitched for the High-A Potomac Nationals and Class-AA Harrisburg Senators during the 2016 season, at one point tossing 30 straight scoreless innings from June 7 to June 29.[22] He worked both as a starter and a reliever during the season, pitching to a 1.06 ERA over 85 innings between Potomac and Harrisburg. He traveled to South America during the off-season to play in the Venezuelan Winter League, pitching for the Tiburones de La Guaira.[23]

A right-handed sinkerball pitcher, Ross relies more on weak contact and groundouts than strikeouts.[21] He also throws a slider, curveball, and changeup that he mixes in as off-speed pitches.[22]

Juan Soto[edit]

Juan Soto
Washington Nationals
Outfielder
Born: (1998-08-25) August 25, 1998 (age 18)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Juan José Soto Pacheco (born October 25, 1998) is a Dominican professional baseball outfielder in the Washington Nationals organization.

Soto signed with the Washington Nationals as an international free agent in July 2015.[24][25] He made his professional debut in 2016 with the Gulf Coast Nationals and was named the MVP of the Gulf Coast League after hitting .368 with five home runs and 32 runs batted in (RBI).[26][27] In September he was promoted to the Auburn Doubledays for the final few games of the season.[28]

Team rosters, by league[edit]

Below are the rosters of the minor league affiliates of the Washington Nationals:

Triple-A[edit]

Main article: Syracuse Chiefs
Syracuse Chiefs roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders


Manager

Coaches



Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On Washington Nationals 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
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‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated December 16, 2016
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Double-A[edit]

Main article: Harrisburg Senators
Harrisburg Senators roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 28 Robert Benincasa
  • 23 Mark Blackmar
  • 16 Michael Bradley
  • 21 Erick Fedde
  • 29 Nick Lee
  • 30 Mitch Lively
  •  5 Jaron Long
  • 32 Tyler Mapes
  • -- Brian Rauh
  • 25 Andrew Robinson
  • 26 Greg Ross
  • 13 John Simms
  • 37 Wander Suero
  • 18 Phillips Valdez

Catchers

  •  9 Nick Rickles

Infielders

Outfielders


Manager

Coaches



Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On Washington Nationals 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
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‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated December 11, 2016
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Class A-Advanced[edit]

Main article: Potomac Nationals
Potomac Nationals roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 27 Dakota Bacus
  • 31 Ryan Brinley
  • 13 Matthew Crownover
  • 24 Wirkin Estevez
  • 17 Whit Mayberry
  • 40 Gilberto Mendez
  • 26 R.C. Orlan
  • 14 Mario Sanchez
  • 25 Hector Silvestre
  • 30 Justin Thomas
  • -- Kylin Turnbull
  • 36 Austen Williams

Catchers

  •  4 Jake Lowery

Infielders

  • 10 Osvaldo Abreu
  •  6 Austin Davidson
  •  3 Kelvin Gutierrez
  •  8 David Masters
  •  2 Bryan Mejia
  • 31 Matthew Page

Outfielders


Manager

  •  7 Tripp Keister

Coaches

  • 34 Franklin Bravo (pitching)
  • 19 Luis Ordaz (hitting)



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* On Washington Nationals 40-man roster
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Roster updated December 11, 2016
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Class A[edit]

Main article: Hagerstown Suns
Hagerstown Suns roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 28 Connor Bach
  • 19 Joan Baez
  • 14 Matthew Crownover
  • 33 Matthew DeRosier
  • 20 Taylor Guilbeau
  • 27 Taylor Hearn Injury icon 2.svg
  • -- Trey Lambert
  • 47 Andrew Lee
  • -- Jose Morales Injury icon 2.svg
  • 35 Jorge Pantoja
  • 23 Ronald Pena Injury icon 2.svg
  • 37 Tommy Peterson
  • 17 Mariano Rivera
  • 26 Jefry Rodriguez
  • 11 Luis Torres

Catchers

  • 21 Jakson Reetz
  • -- Adderling Ruiz Injury icon 2.svg
  • 30 Jorge Tillero

Infielders

  •  6 Austin Davidson
  •  5 Kelvin Gutierrez
  •  4 Edwin Lora
  • 25 Ryan Ripken
  • 13 Ian Sagdal
  •  2 Max Schrock

Outfielders

  •  7 Telmito Agustin Injury icon 2.svg
  • 36 Jeff Gardner
  • 32 Matthew Page
  • 16 Victor Robles
  •  8 Rhett Wiseman


Manager

  • 22 Patrick Anderston

Coaches



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‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
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Roster updated May 3, 2016
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Short A[edit]

Main article: Auburn Doubledays
Auburn Doubledays roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 37 Grant Borne
  • -- James Bourque
  • -- Anderson Martinez
  • -- Chase McDowell ‡
  • 33 Kevin Mooney
  • 38 Matt Pirro
  • -- Connor Porter
  • -- Michael Sylvestri ‡
  • 14 Maximo Valerio

Catchers

  • 13 Eik VanMeetren
  • 25 Luis Vilorio

Infielders

  •  4 Dalton Dulin
  • 31 Diomedes Eusebio
  • 26 Anderson Franco
  • 23 Jake Jefferies
  • 21 David Kerian

Outfielders

  • 19 Randy Encarnacion
  • 45 Darryl Florentino


Manager

Coaches



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* On Washington Nationals 40-man roster
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‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
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Roster updated May 4, 2016
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Rookie[edit]

Gulf Coast League Nationals roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 64 Carlos Acevedo
  • 57 Angher Cespedes
  • 56 Weston Davis
  • -- Robbie Dickey
  • -- John Feliz
  • 41 Steven Fuentes
  • -- Cody Gunter
  • 39 Russ Harmening
  • 62 McKenzie Mills
  • 28 Carlos Pena
  • 46 Wilber Pena
  • 54 Yorlin Reynoso
  • 47 Brayan Serrata
  • 48 Kyle Simmons
  • 33 Tyler Watson

Catchers

  •  6 Davinson Pimentel

Infielders

  •  8 Clayton Brandt
  • 17 Dalton DiNatale
  •  9 Angelo La Bruna
  •  5 Andres Martinez
  • 37 Joshual Ramirez
  •  3 Luis Rengel

Outfielders

  • 24 Israel Mota
  • 26 Oliver Ortiz
  • 27 Blake Perkins
  • 51 Gilberto Ramirez


Manager

  • -- Josh Johnson

Coaches



Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On Washington Nationals 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
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‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated May 4, 2016
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Foreign Rookie[edit]

Dominican Summer League Nationals roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 52 Gilberto Chu
  • -- Francisco Costanzo
  • 14 Gerald De La Cruz
  • 55 Jose De Los Santos
  • 18 Warner Duran
  • 28 Yordani Garcia
  • 46 Jhonatan German
  • 38 Angel Guillen
  • 44 Alfonso Hernandez
  • 49 Darly Infante
  • 31 Jose Jimenez
  • 25 Adrian Martinez
  • 24 Juan Matheus
  • 40 Edwin Michel
  • 30 Yonaiker Oropeza
  • -- Miguel Ortiz
  • 58 Jairon Peguero
  • 26 Yefri Pena
  • 36 Yelmery Sisnero
  • 33 Felix Taveras

Catchers

  •  4 Jose Cabello
  •  3 Carlos Jimenez
  • 20 Roberto Medina

Infielders

  • 12 Luis Aquino
  •  2 Bryan Bencosme
  • 15 Adanlis Martinez
  • 13 Jesus Morales
  • 10 Juan Pascal
  • 24 Franklin Sierra

Outfielders

  • 21 Elvis Alvarado
  • 27 Yoel Andujar
  • 19 Andri De Los Santos
  • 23 Santo Falcon
  • 16 Brailin Mesa
  •  6 Caldioli Sanfler


Manager

Coaches

  • 11 Emmiliano Alcantara (coach)
  • 45 Pablo Frias (pitching)
  • 51 Javier Guzman (infield)
  • 50 Jose Herrera (hitting)
  • 39 Michael Moscat (assistant pitching)

60-day disabled list

  • -- Michael Archibald
  • 30 Malvin Pena


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Roster updated June 3, 2016
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References[edit]

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