Eaton was placed on the 10-Day DL and the Nats have called up outfielder Rafael Bautista. UPDATE: Well have more information after Dusty Baker talks to reporters at 11:00 AM, but the Washington Nationals officially placed Adam Eaton on the 10-Day DL and they called outfielder Rafael Bautista up to fill in in the outfield. Bautista will be making his MLB debut when he first takes the first.
MIAMI (AP) — It's a long way from the Florida State League to the majors, which is why catcher John Bormann was in such a rush on Interstate 75. A catcher for the Class A Bradenton Marauders, Bormann was preparing Sunday morning to play in Port Charlotte when he learned he had been called up to make his big league debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates, who had an afternoon game in Miami. With a Bradenton coach driving, Bormann made the three-hour trip across the state in 2:15. The Pirates' roster move came because catcher Francisco Cervelli was nursing a sore foot, and no one was more surprised than Bormann, 24, who is in his third professional season. His Bradenton manager gave him the news at 9
No debate about it now: Noah Syndergaard is going to have that MRI after all. The hard-throwing ace of the New York Mets left his start Sunday against Washington in pain, just a couple of days after refusing an MRI and saying he felt fine. The team announced Syndergaard has ''a possible lat strain'' and was headed back to New York for an MRI on Monday morning.