WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Veteran reliever Joe Nathan has been released by the Washington Nationals, ending his bid to make the team a week before opening day.
The Nationals also unconditionally released another righty reliever on Monday, Matt Albers.READ MORE: 23rd Annual 'A Home For The Holidays At The Grove' Comes To CBS On Sunday, December 5th
Nathan’s 377 career saves rank second among active pitchers and eighth in major league history.READ MORE: MDHHS Updates COVID-19 Quarantine Guidance For Michigan Schools
The 42-year-old Nathan went 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA in only 6 1/3 innings with the Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants last season as he worked his way back from a second Tommy John surgery to repair his right elbow.MORE NEWS: More Than 100 Michigan Schools Close Due To Copycat Threats After Oxford High Shooting
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