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Nationals News
#1 DH
Nelson Cruz: Suffers sprained ankle
May 22nd
Cruz sustained a sprained ankle in the fourth inning of Sunday's win over the Brewers, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.
#1 P
Stephen Strasburg: Ready for rehab assignment
May 22nd
Strasburg (thoracic outlet syndrome surgery) is scheduled to begin a rehab assignment Tuesday at Single-A Fredericksburg, Jessica Camerato of MLB.com reports.
#8 P
Joe Ross: Set for rehab assignment
May 22nd
Ross (elbow) is scheduled to begin a rehab assignment Tuesday at Double-A Harrisburg, Jessica Camerato of MLB.com reports.
#1 1B
Josh Bell: Carries slump into series finale
May 22nd
Bell will start at first base and bat fifth Sunday against the Brewers.
#1 3B
Maikel Franco: In midst of four-game hit streak
May 22nd
Franco will start at third base and bat seventh in Sunday's game against the Brewers.
#1 2B
Cesar Hernandez: Maintains leadoff role
May 22nd
Hernandez will start at second base and bat leadoff in Sunday's game against the Brewers.
#1 CF
Lane Thomas: May have taken Robles' starting gig
May 22nd
Thomas will start in center field and bat eighth in Sunday's game against the Brewers.
#2 CF
Victor Robles: Out again Sunday
May 22nd
Robles is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Brewers.
#2 SS
Alcides Escobar: Remains out Sunday
May 22nd
Escobar (undisclosed) is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Brewers.
#2 P
Patrick Corbin: Continues losing streak
May 21st
Corbin (0-7) took the loss in Saturday's 5-1 defeat at the hands of the Brewers, allowing five runs on eight hits and one walk with three strikeouts in five innings.
#2 2B
Ehire Adrianza: Plays in simulated game
May 21st
Adrianza (quadriceps) played seven innings in a simulated game this week, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.
#4 P
Erick Fedde: Stuck with third loss
May 20th
Fedde (2-3) allowed two runs on four hits and three walks over 5.2 innings Friday, striking out four and taking a loss against Milwaukee.
#5 3B
Carter Kieboom: Undergoing season-ending surgery
May 20th
Kieboom (elbow) will undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.
#1 C
Keibert Ruiz: Not starting Friday
May 20th
Ruiz isn't starting Friday against the Brewers, Matt Weyrich of NBC Sports Washington reports.
#1 LF
Yadiel Hernandez: Takes seat against left-hander
May 20th
Hernandez isn't starting Friday's game against the Brewers, Matt Weyrich of NBC Sports Washington reports.
#1 BP
Kyle Finnegan: Racks up fifth hold
May 19th
Finnegan struck out one in a perfect eighth inning Wednesday to record his fifth hold of the season in an extra-inning win over the Marlins.
#1 RF
Juan Soto: Swipes fourth bag
May 19th
Soto went 0-for-2 with three walks and a stolen base in Wednesday's 5-4 extra-inning win over the Marlins.
#4 BP
Victor Arano: Notches first save of season
May 19th
Arano worked a perfect 10th inning Wednesday to record his first save of the season in a 5-4 win over the Marlins.
#1 CL
Tanner Rainey: Records win after blown save
May 19th
Rainey (1-1) was charged with his second blown save of the season but picked up the win in Wednesday's 5-4 extra-inning victory over the Marlins, giving up a run on a hit and two walks in one inning of relief. He struck out one.
#3 P
Josiah Gray: Fans seven in quality start
May 19th
Gray didn't factor into the decision in Wednesday's 5-4 extra-inning win over the Marlins, giving up three runs on six hits over six innings. He struck out seven without walking a batter.
#2 PROS
Cade Cavalli: Struggling mightily in Triple-A
May 18th
Cavalli didn't make it out of the first inning in Tuesday's game against Triple-A Lehigh Valley, giving up five runs on four hits and two walks with two strikeouts. He now has a 7.62 ERA and 1.57 WHIP through seven starts this season.
#1 PROS
Brady House: Back in action at Single-A
May 16th
House (undisclosed) has gone 1-for-4 with a run and three RBI in his two games for Single-A Fredericksburg since being reinstated from the 7-day injured list Friday.
#12 BP
Hunter Harvey: Still not throwing
May 11th
Harvey (forearm) hasn't yet been cleared to resume throwing, Jessica Camerato of MLB.com reports.
#2 C
Riley Adams: Swats second homer
May 11th
Adams went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Mets.
#7 P
Anibal Sanchez: Starts throwing program
May 10th
Sanchez (neck) was spotted Tuesday throwing in the outfield with a team trainer, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.
#11 BP
Mason Thompson: Shifts to 60-day IL
May 10th
The Nationals transferred Thompson (biceps) from the 10-day injured list to the 60-day IL on Tuesday.
#10 BP
Andres Machado: Sent to minors
May 10th
The Nationals optioned Machado to Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday.
#3 BP
Carl Edwards: Moving to majors
May 10th
The Nationals selected Edwards' contract from Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday.
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Brewers News
#8 P
Freddy Peralta: Heading to IL with shoulder injury
May 22nd
Manager Craig Counsell said Sunday that Peralta (shoulder) will require a trip to the injured list, Sophia Minnaert of Bally Sports Wisconsin reports.
#1 3B
Luis Urias: Resting Sunday
May 22nd
Urias is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Nationals.
#1 DH
Andrew McCutchen: Three hits, homer
May 21st
McCutchen went 3-for-5 with a home run and a double in a 5-1 victory over Washington on Saturday.
#1 CL
Josh Hader: Records one-out save
May 21st
Hader got the final out of Saturday's 5-1 win against the Nationals, earning the save.
#2 P
Brandon Woodruff: Victorious in quality start
May 21st
Woodruff (5-2) earned the win during Saturday's 5-1 victory over Washington, allowing one run on five hits with six strikeouts in six innings.
#4 P
Aaron Ashby: Another start coming soon
May 21st
Ashby will start at some point during the Brewers' upcoming road trip, though the team has yet to announce which game, Curt Hogg of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
#10 BP
Jake Cousins: Receives PRP injection
May 21st
Cousins (elbow) received a PRP injection Tuesday, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.
#1 C
Omar Narvaez: On bench against lefty
May 21st
Narvaez will sit against lefty Patrick Corbin and the Nationals on Saturday.
#1 1B
Rowdy Tellez: Not starting Saturday
May 21st
Tellez isn't starting Saturday against the Nationals.
#5 P
Adrian Houser: Loses arbitration case
May 21st
Houser will receive a $2.425 million contract in 2022 after losing his arbitration case with the Brewers, Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports.
#1 RF
Hunter Renfroe: Reaches four times in win
May 21st
Renfroe went 3-for-3 with a run, two RBI and a walk in Friday's victory over the Nationals.
#1 CF
Tyrone Taylor: Tacks on another long ball
May 21st
Taylor went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run in Friday's victory over the Nationals.
#10 PROS
Hendry Mendez: Hits walkoff grand slam
May 21st
Mendez went 2-for-3, walked twice and hit a walkoff grand slam in Friday's game with Single-A Carolina.
#3 P
Eric Lauer: Earns win with shutdown performance
May 20th
Lauer (4-1) allowed five hits through seven scoreless innings Friday, striking out five and earning the victory over Washington.
#7 BP
Trevor Kelley: Returns to Triple-A
May 20th
Kelley was optioned to Triple-A Nashville on Friday.
#4 PROS
Ethan Small: Scratched with illness
May 18th
Small was scratched from his scheduled start with Triple-A Nashville on Wednesday due to a non-COVID-19 illness, Will Sammon of The Athletic reports.
#1 LF
Christian Yelich: Steals fifth base
May 18th
Yelich went 1-for-5 with a run scored and a stolen base in Wednesday's 7-6 extra-innings win over Atlanta.
#2 3B
Jace Peterson: Swipes sixth bag
May 18th
Peterson went 0-for-1 with a walk, two runs scored and a stolen base in Wednesday's 7-6 extra-innings win over Atlanta.
#2 1B
Keston Hiura: Swats walkoff homer in return
May 18th
Hiura went 1-for-5 with a two-run home run in Wednesday's 7-6 extra-innings win over Atlanta.
#1 P
Corbin Burnes: Escapes with no-decision Wednesday
May 18th
Burnes didn't factor into the decision in Wednesday's 7-6 extra-innings win over Atlanta, giving up four runs on seven hits over six innings. He struck out five without walking a batter.
#2 PROS
Jackson Chourio: Turning heads early on
May 18th
Chourio is hitting .356/.412/.578 with a homer, seven doubles, three steals and a 5:7 BB:K through his first 11 games for Single-A Carolina.
#7 PROS
TJ Shook: Advances to Double-A
May 18th
The Brewers promoted Shook from High-A Wisconsin to Double-A Biloxi on Tuesday, Curt Hogg of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
#1 SS
Willy Adames: Heads to IL
May 18th
The Brewers placed Adames on the 10-day injured list Wednesday with a high left ankle sprain.
#12 BP
J.C. Mejia: Dealt 80-game suspension
May 17th
Major League Baseball handed Mejia an 80-game suspension Tuesday for violating the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
#9 BP
Jandel Gustave: To miss approximately six weeks
May 16th
Gustave is expected to miss around six weeks while recovering from a right hamstring strain, Todd Rosiak of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
#4 BP
Brent Suter: Reinstated from paternity list
May 16th
Suter (personal) was reinstated from the paternity list Monday.
#1 PROS
Joey Wiemer: Putting power on display
May 16th
Wiemer went 10-for-24 (.417) with five home runs, eight RBI and two stolen bases over his last six games with Double-A Biloxi.
#1 2B
Kolten Wong: Perfect day at plate
May 15th
Wong went 2-for-2 with a solo home run, two runs scored and three walks in Sunday's 7-5 win over Miami. He also stole two bases.
#1 BP
Devin Williams: Picks up win
May 13th
Williams (2-0) earned the win Friday against the Marlins after throwing a scoreless inning with two strikeouts.
#3 BP
Trevor Gott: Clear of quad issue
May 13th
Gott has recovered from the quadriceps injury that bothered him earlier this week, Curt Hogg of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
#2 BP
Brad Boxberger: Bags eighth hold
May 11th
Boxberger tossed a scoreless seventh inning and picked up his eighth hold of the season in Tuesday's victory over the Reds.
#11 BP
Justin Topa: Throws live BP
May 10th
Topa (elbow) threw a live batting practice session Tuesday, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.