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A.J. COLE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Nationals bring up Ross from Harrisburg, send down Cole

WASHINGTON (AP) The Washington Nationals have brought up right-handed pitcher Joe Ross from Double-A Harrisburg and optioned A.J. Cole to Triple-A Syracuse. The 22-year-old Ross was scheduled to make his Major League debut Saturday against the Chicago Cubs. He joins Washington after going 2-2 with a 2.81 ERA in nine starts for Harrisburg and ranks fourth in the Eastern League with...
Via AP on Fox
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily SP Rankings: Weekend, Jun 6-8

Welcome to another weekend edition of our Daily SP Rankings! With over 50 pitchers scheduled to start on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, let’s go to the rankings. A.J. Cole is scheduled to pitch for the Nationals at home against the Cubs on Saturday, and the rankings place him as slightly above average in large part because ZiPS sees Cole as a more than serviceable big league...
Via Baseball Professor
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Rendon returning to Nats roster, Cole recalled

The Washington Nationals will finally get their starting third baseman back in the line up.  The Nats have announced that they have reinstated 3B Anthony Rendon from his rehabilitation assignment and from the disabled list. Rendon has not played a single game yet this season.  He started out the season with a left knee sprain and then suffered an oblique strain.  With the inconsistency...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Nats Trade Shakes Up Their Top Ten Prospect List

Mike Rizzo’s masterful performance in a three team trade that included Tampa Bay and Sans Diego, shook up the Baseball America’s top ten Nationals prospect list.  As a refresher, the National sent OF Steve Souza and Class A pitcher Tyler Ott to Tampa Bay and in return, in the three team trade, the Nats received the 13th pick of the 2014 MLB Draft, SS Trea Turner and prospect...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals Top 10 Prospects

The Washington Nationals have become one of the best teams in baseball by successfully developing homegrown talent and making savvy veteran acquisitions. This list contains some players who should impact the Major League roster in the future, but many of these prospects have been beset by injuries thus far in their careers. Giolito looks like a potential ace and Cole and Goodwin...
Via Batting Leadoff
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats Option AJ Cole to Minor League Camp

Roster reductions for the Washington Nationals continue as the season continues to approach, now just 19 days away. The Nats have optioned prospect pitcher AJ Cole to minor league camp and reliever Felipe Rivero to AA Harrisburg.   Rivero came to Washington a few weeks back in a deal with Tampa Bay that brought backup catcher Jose Lobaton to Washington.  Cole appeared in 3 games...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats prospects among MLB’s Top 100 Prospects

MLB.com released it’s list of the Top 100 prospects in Baseball.  Among the Top 100 are two pitching prospects for the Nationals. Lucas Giolito is ranked 44th on the list.  Giolito was the Nationals top pick in 2012 draft, 16th overall.  By most rankings of that Draft, Giolito was listed as the one of the top three pitchers overall.  Many of the mock drafts in our MLB Mock...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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