MILWAUKEE (AP) -The Washington Nationals will purchase the contract of right-hander Jason Simontacchi from Triple-A Columbus and start him against the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday, the team announced.
Simontacchi is 0-1 with a 5.91 ERA in two starts with Columbus. The 33-year-old Simontacchi played with the St. Louis Cardinals from 2002 to 2004, going 20-10 with a 4.77 ERA. He missed the entire 2005 season after shoulder surgery. In 2006, he was a reliever in the independent Atlantic League.
He signed with Washington as a minor league free agent last December.
Advertisement

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail White Sox 2017 Win Total Prediction With an over/under just below 70, how many games will the Chicago White Sox win in 2017?
Thumbnail A's Season Win Total Prediction How many games will the Oakland A's win this upcoming MLB season?
Thumbnail Padres Win Total Prediction How many games will the San Diego Padres win in the 2017 MLB regular season?
Thumbnail Cards lose Reyes, WS Odds Unchanged Earlier this week the Cardinals lost phenom Alex Reyes to season-ending Tommy John surgery but their World Series odds remain unaffected.
Thumbnail MLB Home Run Champion Odds Which player will hit the most regular season home runs in Major League Baseball in 2017? Let's take a look at the odds.
Advertisement

MLB Team Pages