Trading Juan Soto (and Josh Bell) to the San Diego Padres at the trade deadline last August, Washington Nationals’ GM Mike Rizzo told reporters at the end of the 2022 campaign, gave the club’s all-in reboot, rebuild, or whatever, a boost with five highly-regarded prospects [CJ Abrams, MacKenzie Gore, Robert Wood, Robert Hassell III, and Jarlin Susana] and the since-released Luke Voit coming back in return.
Right-handed pitcher Wily Peralta, who spent parts of the last two seasons with the Detroit Tigers, has signed a minor-league deal with the Washington Nationals. Peralta, who turns 34 in May, worked exclusively as a reliever for the Tigers in 2022, posting a 2.58 ERA in 38 1/3 innings with 24 walks and 32 strikeouts. He was released in August.
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