Sat, 12 Jul 2014 21:09:42 -0700
Washington Nationals SP Jordan Zimmermann (biceps) has a right biceps strain but no structural damage, as shown by the results of an MRI performed Saturday, July 12. The club doesn't believe Zimmermann will need a stint on the disabled list.
Fantasy Tip: Good timing with the All-Star Game, which should help Zimmermann with extra healing time. If he needs to miss more time, Blake Treinen may get another chance at NL-only value.
Sat, 28 Jun 2014 08:05:20 -0700
The Washington Nationals have recalled SPs Xavier Cedeno and Blake Treinen from Triple-A Syracuse. The team also optioned RP Taylor Hill to Triple-A Syracuse.
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:20:27 -0700
Washington Nationals RP Blake Treinen will start one of the games of a scheduled doubleheader Saturday, June 28, against the Chicago Cubs.
Fantasy Tip: Treinen had fleeting, luck-fueled success in his last rotation run, so tread lightly. He's not a bad streamer for the desperate.
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:45:12 -0700
Washington Nationals SP Blake Treinen could be called up and start for the team Saturday, June 28. Washington is scheduled to play a doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs, and MLB rules allow for a 26th player to be added to the roster for a doubleheader.
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 14:30:46 -0700
Washington Nations SP Blake Treinen has been optioned to Triple-A Syracuse, and SP Xavier Cedeno has been recalled Friday, June 13.
Fantasy Tip: Treinen has been optioned so Gio Gonzalez (shoulder) can return to the starting rotation next week.
Tue, 03 Jun 2014 13:32:03 -0700
Washington Nationals SP Blake Treinen will make the start against the San Diego Padres Saturday, June 7.
Fantasy Tip: It's likely to be just a spot start for Treinen.
Tue, 27 May 2014 16:30:28 -0700
Washington Nationals SP Blake Treinen will head to the bullpen for the next few days with SP Jordan Zimmermann starting on normal rest Wednesday, May 28.
Wed, 21 May 2014 17:55:07 -0700
The Washington Nationals optioned RP Ryan Mattheus to Triple-A Syracuse Wednesday, May 21. The move clears the way for SP Blake Treinen, who will come up to start Thursday, May 22.
Mon, 19 May 2014 13:24:42 -0700
Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams said SP Blake Treinen will make the start against the Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday, May 22, as he takes the rotation spot of SP Gio Gonzalez (shoulder).
Fantasy Tip: Treinen will be an NL-only option in the short term for those pitching-hungry managers.
Sun, 18 May 2014 08:45:16 -0700
Updating a previous report, Washington Nationals SP Gio Gonzalez (shoulder) was placed on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder inflammation. It is not clear who will take his spot in rotation, but one candidate could be SP Blake Treinen, who is currently in Triple-A, according to Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post.