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Jhonatan Solano | Catcher | #66

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (32) / 8/12/1985
Ht / Wt:  5'9" / 203
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
Drafted: 2005 / UDFA / WAS
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Nationals transferred C Jhonatan Solano from the 10-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Jeremy Hellickson. Solano has been out for the last week with bone spurs in his right elbow. Apr 16 - 4:19 PM

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Nationals placed C Jhonatan Solano on the 10-day disabled list with bone spurs in his elbow.

Solano was called up to the major leagues on Saturday but didn't get into a game. Miguel Montero has been activated from the paternity leave list in a corresponding 25-man roster move.
Apr 10 - 2:31 PM

Nationals purchased the contract of C Jhonatan Solano from Triple-A Syracuse.

The 32-year-old backstop hasn't appeared in a big league game since the 2015 season and is a career .184/.222/.301 hitter in 108 plate appearances at the highest level. He'll provide depth behind Matt Wieters while Miguel Montero is away on paternity leave.
Apr 7 - 10:05 AM

Nationals re-signed C Jhonatan Solano to a minor league contract.

Solano got a similar deal from the Nationals last winter and never made it up to the major leagues. He spent the entire summer at Triple-A Syracuse, batting .225/.286/.260 in 52 games.
Mon, Oct 24, 2016 02:16:00 PM

Nationals signed C Jhonatan Solano to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Solano originally signed with the Nationals in 2005 and spent the first two seasons of his major league career with the club. The 30-year-old appeared in seven games with the Marlins last season and spent the majority of the year in Triple-A. He's likely to serve as organizational depth in 2016.
Wed, Dec 23, 2015 11:57:00 AM

Marlins sent C Jhonatan Solano outright to Triple-A New Orleans.

Solano was designated for assignment by the Marlins over the weekend and passed through waivers unclaimed. The 29-year-old catcher will continue to function as organizational depth for Miami. He has only logged 108 career plate appearances at the major league level.
Mon, Jun 22, 2015 02:00:00 PM

Marlins designated C Jhonatan Solano for assignment.

Solano was with the club providing emergency catching depth with J.T. Realmuto banged up. He should make it through waivers and continue to serve as catching depth for the Fish.
Sat, Jun 20, 2015 03:27:00 PM

Marlins purchased the contract of C Jhonatan Solano from Triple-A New Orleans.

Solano was outrighted off the Marlins' 40-man roster earlier this month, but he's back now as a bench bat. He'll provide depth with J.T. Realmuto (back) banged up.
Thu, Jun 18, 2015 03:32:00 PM

Marlins sent INF Jhonatan Solano outright to Triple-A New Orleans.

Solano had been designated for assignment on Friday. He will continue to provide organizational depth at Triple-A.
Sat, Jun 6, 2015 03:38:00 PM

Marlins designated C Jhonatan Solano for assignment.

He was no longer needed with Jeff Mathis back from the disabled list. Solano should clear waivers.
Fri, Jun 5, 2015 02:37:00 PM

Marlins purchased the contract of C Jhonatan Solano from Triple-A New Orleans.

He'll provide catching depth over the weekend while Jarrod Saltalamacchia is on paternity leave. Solano is a career .217/.253/.349 hitter over 87 plate appearances.
Fri, Apr 24, 2015 03:01:00 PM

Marlins signed C Jhonatan Solano to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

He'll now be in the same organization as his brother, Donovan. The Marlins have retained Jeff Mathis as Jarrod Saltalamacchia's backup, so Solano is just organizational depth.
Mon, Dec 8, 2014 09:05:00 PM

Nationals released C Jhonatan Solano.

Solano, 27, spent the 2014 season with the Nats' Triple-A club. He hit .251/.305/.388 with 10 home runs. He'll look for an invitation to spring training from another club this winter.
Tue, Nov 18, 2014 07:48:00 PM

Nationals recalled C Jhonatan Solano from Triple-A Syracuse.

The Nationals traded Kurt Suzuki to the Athletics on Friday, so Solano is now set to backup Wilson Ramos. He's batting just .167/.211/.222 over 16 games at the major league level this season.
Fri, Aug 23, 2013 04:58:00 PM

Nationals optioned C Jhonatan Solano to Triple-A Syracuse.

Solano spent the past six weeks filling in for injured catcher Wilson Ramos, who was officially activated from the 15-day disabled list early Thursday morning.
Thu, Jul 4, 2013 09:33:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Matt Wieters
2Pedro Severino
3Jhonatan Solano
4Raudy Read
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Matt Adams
2B1Daniel Murphy
2Howie Kendrick
3Wilmer Difo
SS1Trea Turner
3B1Anthony Rendon
LF1Adam Eaton
2Moises Sierra
CF1Michael Taylor
2Brian Goodwin
3Andrew Stevenson
RF1Bryce Harper
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Max Scherzer
2Stephen Strasburg
3Tanner Roark
4Gio Gonzalez
5Jeremy Hellickson
6Joe Ross
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Sean Doolittle
2Ryan Madson
3Brandon Kintzler
4Koda Glover
5Shawn Kelley
6Joaquin Benoit
7Matt Grace
8Sammy Solis
9Carlos Torres
10Trevor Gott