Barrett (elbow) had some bone chips removed from his left ankle last Thursday, William Ladson of MLB.com reports. Barrett continues to work his way back from Tommy John surgery, so the bone chip removal should be considered just a minor footnote barring a setback. The reliever still has a long road ahead, but have a chance at a late-season return.
Nationals pitcher Aaron Barrett underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow Thursday, reports The Washington Post. He will need at least a year to recover. "Everything was successful," manager Matt Williams said. "He's on the road to recovery now. It's disappointing for him certainly, but he's a warrior and he'll work hard to be back."
Nationals manager Matt Williams said pitcher Aaron Barrett will see Dr. James Andrews and will likely need Tommy John surgery, reports MASNSports.com. Barrett will need surgery for a sprained right elbow.
Nationals pitcher Aaron Barrett was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday, reports MLB.com. Barrett is dealing with a right elbow sprain. He was on the DL earlier this season with a right biceps strain.
The Nationals recalled pitcher Blake Treinen from Triple-A Syracuse on Thursday. To clear a roster spot, reliever Aaron Barrett was optioned to Syracuse.