Washington Nationals Managing Principal Owner Theodore N. Lerner announced Saturday that the team has picked up President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo's contract option, keeping him with the club through the 2018 season. The Nationals exercised the option before the June 15th deadline, according to plan. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
The Honorary Bat Girl for the Washington Nationals is Corinne Irwin of Washington, D.C. She will be recognized on NatsHD and will be announcing play ball before the team plays the Miami Marlins on Saturday, May 14 at 7:05 p.m.
The Washington Nationals agreed to a seven-year contract extension with right-handed pitcher Stephen Strasburg on Tuesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band bring The River Tour back to U.S. shores this summer. Eight newly announced shows start Aug. 23 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ, and continue through Sept. 14 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA.
The Washington Nationals activated catcher Wilson Ramos from the bereavement list on Sunday and optioned catcher Pedro Severino to Triple-A Syracuse. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.