Nationals pitcher Erik Davis, who is working his way back from Tommy John surgery in 2014, completed his rehab assignment at Class A, and the team has optioned him to Triple-A Syracuse. Davis appeared in 10 games for the Nationals in 2013 before needing to undergo the surgery right before the start of the 2014 season.
Nationals pitcher Erik Davis opened a rehab assignment with high Class A Potomac Friday, striking out two in a perfect inning of work. Davis is working his way back from Tommy John surgery, which he underwent prior to the 2014 season.
Right-hander Erik Davis, who fell victim to Tommy John surgery early last year and has not pitched since 2013, has been assigned by the Nationals to Class A Advanced Potomac for a rehab stint. Davis showed some encouraging signs two year ago, posting a 3.12 ERA and 12 strikeouts in 8 2/3 innings for Washington. But he underwent surgery in April of the following year.
The Nationals have placed pitcher Erik Davis (elbow), Casey Janssen (shoulder), Nate McLouth (shoulder), Anthony Rendon (knee), Denard Span (abdominal) and Jayson Werth on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 27, the team announced Sunday.
The Nationals announced that the team has optioned infielder/outfielder Jeff Kobernus to their Triple-A affiliate, the Syracuse Chiefs. Kobernus was hitting .154 in spring training with six strikeouts in 13 at bats. RHP Erik Davis, still recovering from Tommy John surgery, remains on the Major League roster, but the team will have him continue his rehab in the minor league camp.
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