Nationals avoided arbitration with RHP Craig Stammen by agreeing to a two-year, $2.25 million contract.
Nationals recalled RHP Craig Stammen from Triple-A Syracuse.
Nationals optioned RHP Craig Stammen to Triple-A Syrcause.
Craig Stammen will be shifted to the bullpen with the return of Stephen Strasburg on Tuesday.
Craig Stammen hurled six innings of one-run ball in a loss to the Marlins on Sunday afternoon.
Craig Stammen was surprisingly good on Tuesday night, beating the Braves by tossing 7 1/3 innings of two-run ball.
Craig Stammen will be called up to start against the Braves on Tuesday.
Nationals manager Jim Riggleman told MLB.com's Bill Ladson that Craig Stammen could pitch out of the Nationals' bullpen when the Nationals recall him.
Nationals optioned RHP Craig Stammen to Triple-A Syracuse.
Craig Stammen was touched up for six runs -- four earned -- over 5 1/3 innings as part of a no-decision against the Orioles on Saturday.
Craig Stammen was a hard-luck loser on Friday night after surrendering just two runs -- one earned -- in 6 2/3 innings against the Nationals.
Craig Stammen yielded three runs over seven innings in a no-decision against the Dodgers on Saturday afternoon.