Hill was outrighted to Triple-A Syracuse on Wednesday. He was designated for assignment last month, but will still receive an invite to spring training this year. The 26-year-old reliever managed a 3.75 ERA and nine strikeouts in 12 innings with the big club last year, and should once again provide organizational bullpen depth.
Hill was designated for assignment Wednesday, James Wagner of the Washington Post reports. The Nationals' signing of Stephen Drew became official Wednesday, leading the club to designate Hill in order to clear room on the 40-man roster. Hill, a 26-year-old righty, made six appearances with the Nationals last year, working a 3.75 ERA with nine strikeouts over 12.0 innings of work.
The Nationals reinstated reliever David Carpenter from the paternity list Thursday. To clear a roster spot, pitcher Taylor Hill was optioned to Triple-A Syracuse.
The Nationals recalled right-hander Taylor Hill from Triple-A Syracuse on Wednesday. Hill made six relief appearances earlier this year for Washington, posting a 3.75 ERA in 12 innings of work. Fellow right-hander Taylor Jordan was sent down to Syracuse in a correpsonding move. Jordan pitched 3 1/3 scoreless innings in the 5-0 loss to the Reds on Tuesday.
The Nationals reinstated RHP Tanner Roark from paternity leave, the team announced on Sunday. Roark is 3-2 with a save and 3.38 ERA this season. To make room, the team optioned RHP Taylor Hill to Triple-A Syracuse. Hill had a 3.75 ERA in six appearances with the team.
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