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Washington Nationals (10-13)


Yankees acquire RHP A.J. Cole from Nationals for cash

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Yankees have acquired pitcher A.J. Cole from the Washington Nationals, hoping the once-promising righty can find his rhythm in a new place.

The Yankees got Cole for $75,000, a move they announced Monday night following a 14-1 win over Minnesota. Right-hander David Hale was designated for assignment after pitching two scoreless innings to finish off the rout.

The 26-year-old Cole was cut by the Nationals on Friday. He was 1-1 with a 13.06 ERA in four games.

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Leaders
AVG: B. Harper.268
HR: B. Harper8
RBI: B. Harper19
SB: M. Taylor9
W: M. Scherzer4
ERA: M. Scherzer1.36
Saves: S. Doolittle4
K: M. Scherzer47
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .230 (23)
Runs: 95 (17)
Hits: 177 (16)
Home Runs: 24 (14)
Stolen Bases: 27 (1)
OBP: .324 (12)
SLG: .376 (21)
Total Bases: 290 (16)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.13 (16)
Runs Allowed: 104 (19)
Saves: 6 (12)
Strikeouts: 240 (2)
OpBA: .221 (5)
OBP: .298 (9)
SLG: .393 (16)
Run Support: 4.13 (19)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/22 A. Adams Called Up from Minors
4/22 A. Rendon Placed on 10-Day DL (Left toe contusion)
4/21 T. Gott Called Up from Minors
4/21 M. Grace Placed on 10-Day DL (Strained left groin)
4/20 A. Cole Designated for Assignment
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Injuries
Date Player Status
4/21 M. Grace Strained left groin (on 10-day DL)
4/19 A. Rendon Left toe contusion (on 10-day DL)
4/16 B. Goodwin Left wrist contusion (on 10-day DL)
4/9 A. Eaton Left ankle bone bruise (on 10-day DL)
4/7 J. Solano Bone spurs in right elbow (on 60-day DL)
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