Age on Opening Day 2016: 28
How acquired: 9th round pick, 2010 draft
MLB service time: 1 year, 144 days
Just two days removed from having Tommy John surgery performed by Dr.
Aaron Barrett had Tommy John surgery on Thursday, an expected procedure that will sideline the Nationals reliever through most — if not all — of the 2016 season.
In order to clear room for the MLB debut of top prospect Trea Turner, the National made a pair of roster moves on Friday.
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Aaron Barrett is back on the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow strain, just three days after he was sent to Triple-A Syracuse.