Craig Stammen

#35 RP / Washington Nationals / EXP: 7YRS Height: 6-4 Weight: 230 lb Age: 31 College: Dayton Bats/Throws R/R

Fantasy Points by Week

    RP Rank
    INJURY ALERT: Questionable | Forearm | Questionable for start of spring training
    • by Igor Mello |

      Nats promote Ross for MLB debut, option Cole; Stammen to 60-day DL

      The Nationals purchased the contract of right-hander Joe Ross, optioned right-handed pitcher A.J. Cole to Triple-A Syracuse, and moved right-handed pitcher Craig Stammen to the 60-day disabled list on Saturday, per the team's official website. Ross will make his big-league debut on Saturday against the Cubs. He went 2-2 with a 2.81 ERA, a 1.13 WHIP and 54:12 K:BB ratio over nine starts (51 1/3 innings) in the minors. Cole made three appearances -- including one start -- for the Nationals, notching one save in 9 1/3 innings of work.

    • by Shawn Krest |

      Nationals' Craig Stammen will have 'extensive' recovery

      Nationals pitcher Craig Stammen is "on the road to recovery" after Sunday's flexor tendon surgery, manager Matt Williams said on Tuesday. Williams said the surgery was a success, and the timetable for his recovery has not yet been determined, per the Washington Times. Williams said it would be "extensive".

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Nationals' Craig Stammen expected to be ready by spring training

      Nationals reliever Craig Stammen underwent surgery Sunday to repair a torn flexor tendon in his pitching arm. There was no ligament damage, but Stammen still needs a 10-month recovery period. He is expected to be ready for spring training, per The Washington Post.

    • by Igor Mello |

      Nats' Craig Stammen scheduled for season-ending surgery Sunday

      Nationals reliever Craig Stammen is expected to undergo season-ending surgery to repair a a torn flexor tendon on Sunday in Washington, DC., reports MASN Sports. The team announced Thursday that Stammen would miss the remainder of the season with the injury. "Bring it on," Stammen said. "I've got another challenge to try to overcome." Stammen allowed two hits and three walks, while recording three strikeouts in four innings this season before landing on the disabled list.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Nationals RP Craig Stammen needs surgery for torn flexor tendon

      The MRI on Nationals reliever Craig Stammen's right arm revealed a torn flexor tendon, manager Matt Williams said Thursday. Stammen will undergo surgery and likely be out for the season. There is no date set for the surgery, and the timetable for his recovery will be decided on the extent of the tear. Stammen has allowed two hits and three walks, while recording three strikeouts in four innings this season.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Nats recall Taylor Jordan as Craig Stammen goes on DL

      The Nationals placed reliever Craig Stammen on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday due to right forearm stiffness. The Nationals recalled pitcher Taylor Jordan from Triple-A Syracuse to take Stammen's roster spot. Stammen made five appearances this season, including recording his second hold Tuesday against the Red Sox. He hasn't allowed a run in four innings. Stammen said he started to feel stiffness in his forearm a few days ago. He will undergo an MRI. "I think any time it's in that part of your arm, everybody jumps to the worst-case scenario," Stammen said, per "But hopefully that's not the case. ... But you never know. I'm optimistic about it, and hopefully it's calmed down in a few days." Jordan made one start this season for Syracuse, tossing six scoreless innings. Jordan has not pitched in relief in the majors, but he has made 14 starts, going 1-6 with a 4.31 ERA.

    • by Shawn Krest |

      Xavier Cedeno costs Gio Gonzalez, Nationals a win

      Nationals starter Gio Gonzalez left the mound in line for the win, but a rough night by reliever Xavier Cedeno ended up giving Gonzalez the defeat. Gonzalez gave up five hits and four walks in six and a third innings. He left with the bases loaded, still leading the Phillies 1-0. "I was trying to be too perfect. I walked people, hit a guy. Just when you think you are on a fast pace, they slow you down and that's what happened," Gonzalez said per "I was nitpicking the corners. They kept fouling off pitches. They worked the count pretty well. I did a good job, but at the end of the day, they battled and they did a great job." Cedeno gave up a single and a hit batter to the only two Phillies' batters he faced, allowing two runs to score. Craig Stammen allowed a single and a sacrifice fly, leaving Gonzalez with three runs allowed. Gonzalez next starts on Wednesday, at Boston against Wade Miley.

    • by Chris Cwik |

      Nationals, Craig Stammen avoid arbitration

      The Nationals have avoided arbitration with reliever Craig Stammen on Thursday, according to Baseball Insider Jon Heyman. Stammen is set to receive $2.25 million next year. The 30-year-old posted a 3.84 ERA over 72 2/3 innings last year. With the recent trade of Tyler Clippard, Stammen is expected to play a larger role for the club next year.

    • by Sean d'Oliveira |

      Nationals tender contracts to 10 players

      The Nationals announced they tendered contracts to the following arbitration-eligible players: Jerry Blevins, Tyler Clippard, Ross Detwiler, Danny Espinosa, Doug Fister, Jose Lobaton, Wilson Ramos, Craig Stammen, Drew Storen and Stephen Strasburg.

    • by R.J. White |

      Craig Stammen picks up win Sunday vs. Giants

      Nationals pitcher Craig Stammen earned a win Sunday, giving up one earned run on three hits in two innings and striking out one in his team's 14-6 victory over the Giants. Stammen (4-4) has earned two wins in as many games, with Sunday's victory coming after his offense delivered six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to put the Nationals up for good. He owns a 3.56 ERA and 51:13 K:BB ratio in 65 2/3 innings.

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