• by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Jason Hursh, Tommy La Stella headline Braves' non-roster invitees

    The Braves have invited 22 non-roster players to participate in major-league spring training, highlighted by pitcher Jason Hursh and infielder Tommy La Stella, MLB.com reports. The Braves' other invitees include pitchers Lay Batista, J.R. Graham, Mark Lamm, Cody Martin, Yunesky Maya, Daniel Rodriguez, Gus Schlosser, Atahualpa Severino, Shae Simmons and Ian Thomas; catchers Matt Kennelly, Steven Lerud, Braeden Schlehuber and Jose Yepez; outfielder Matt Lipka; and infielders Mat Gamel, Phil Gosselin, Tyler Greene, Mark Hamilton and Edward Salcedo. The Braves' first-round pick in the 2013 amateur draft, Hursh allowed two earned runs in 27 innings while striking out 15 and walking 10 at Class A Rome in his first season with the organization. La Stella, who could compete for a starting role at second base, hit .343/.422/.473 with four home runs, 41 RBI and seven stolen bases in 283 at-bats with Double-A Mississippi last season.

  • by Al Melchior | Data Analyst

    Braves sign Yunesky Maya

    ESPN Deportes reports that the Braves signed free agent starting pitcher Yunesky Maya to a minor league deal with a spring training invite. Maya made only one appearance for the Nationals in 2013, but he went 8-8 with a 3.87 ERA in 24 starts for Triple-A Syracuse.

  • by Al Melchior | Data Analyst

    Nationals done with Yunesky Maya

    The Nationals released pitcher Yunesky Maya, as reported by Baseball America. Maya made only one appearance for the Nationals in 2013. In his four years in the organization, he made 10 starts and six relief appearances, going 1-5 with a 5.80 ERA.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Yunesky Maya assigned to minors

    Nationals reliever Yunesky Maya made it through outright waivers and was assigned to Triple-A Syracuse Monday, the team announced.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Nationals designate Yunesky Maya for assignment

    The Nationals have designated pitcher Yunesky Maya for assignment Friday. Maya allowed two runs over 1/3 of an inning in his only major-league appearance May 21. He has a 5.80 ERA over 59 career innings in the majors.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Nationals recall pitcher Yunesky Maya

    The Nationals recalled pitcher Yunesky Maya from Triple-A Syracuse Tuesday. Maya, who is expected to pitch in relief, was 1-4 with a 5.07 ERA and 1.43 WHIP in eight starts for Syracuse.

  • by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com

    Nationals trim eight from roster

    The Washington Nationals made another wave of roster cuts Monday and optioned the following players to Triple-A Syracuse: pitchers Ryan Perry, Erik Davis and Yunesky Maya, first baseman Chris Marrero, catcher Jhonatan Solano and outfielder Corey Brown. In addition, the Nationals also reassigned pitcher Ross Ohlendorf and shortstop Zach Walters to their minor-league camp.

  • by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com

    Nationals make roster cuts

    The Washington Nationals continued to trim their spring training roster after moving the following players to their minor-league camp on Thursday: Yunesky Maya (Triple-A Syracuse), Eury Perez (Double-A Harrisburg), Jeff Fulchino and Waldis Joaquin.