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Brian Goodwin | Outfielder

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (24) / 11/2/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 201
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Nationals purchased the contract of OF Brian Goodwin from Triple-A Syracuse.
Goodwin is now protected from the Rule-5 Draft. Baseball Prospectus ranked him as the No. 86 prospect prior to 2014. He hit .218/.342/.328 in Triple-A last season. Thu, Nov 20, 2014 05:01:00 PM

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Brian Goodwin will open the 2014 season at Triple-A Syracuse.

The 23-year-old outfielder spent the entire 2013 season at Double-A Harrisburg, batting .252/.355/.407 with 19 doubles, 10 triples, 10 home runs, 19 stolen bases and 121-61 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 122 games. The Nationals have no need to rush Goodwin this season given their current big-league outfield configuration, but he could potentially join the team at some point this season in the event of an injury.
Wed, Apr 2, 2014 10:49:00 AM

Brian Goodwin homered and doubled off the bench Wednesday versus the Mets.

The 23-year-old Goodwin has been viewed as the Nationals' top position prospect since Anthony Rendon graduated. He and Michael Taylor are both candidates to eventually take over for Denard Span in center. Last year, Goodwin hit .252/.355/.406 with 19 steals for Double-A Harrisburg.
Wed, Mar 5, 2014 04:34:00 PM

Nationals' prospect outfielder Brian Goodwin (quad) will return to action with Class A Hagerstown on Saturday.

Goodwin hasn't played since April 9 due to a quad injury. The 21-year-old was a supplemental first-round pick of the Nationals last year and was ranked as the organization's No. 5 prospect over the winter.
Thu, May 17, 2012 08:00:00 PM

Nationals' prospect outfielder Brian Goodwin left Monday's game with Class A Hagerstown with an apparent leg injury.

Goodwin, a supplemental first-round pick last year, pulled up lame while legging out an infield single. Stay tuned for an update on his status.
Mon, Apr 9, 2012 09:53:00 PM

Nationals agreed to terms with supplemental first-round pick OF Brian Goodwin.

Jon Heyman of SI.com reports that his bonus is "believed to be" worth $3 million, which is obviously well above slot for the 34th pick. Goodwin, 20, spent this past season at Miami-Dade CC after leaving North Carolina due to academic ineligibility, but has plus-speed to go along with patience and developing power. Between Goodwin, Anthony Rendon, Alex Meyer and Matt Purke, the Nationals have spent approximately $16 million to sign their top four picks.
Tue, Aug 16, 2011 02:15:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Wilson Ramos
2Jose Lobaton
3Sandy Leon
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Tyler Moore
3Mike Carp
4Clint Robinson
2B1Yunel Escobar
2Danny Espinosa
3Jeff Kobernus
4Wilmer Difo
5Dan Uggla
SS1Ian Desmond
3B1Anthony Rendon
LF1Jayson Werth
2Kevin Frandsen
CF1Denard Span
2Michael Taylor
3Nate McLouth
4Brian Goodwin
RF1Bryce Harper
2Scott Hairston
3Nate Schierholtz
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Stephen Strasburg
2Max Scherzer
3Jordan Zimmermann
4Doug Fister
5Gio Gonzalez
6Tanner Roark
7Taylor Hill
8Michael Taylor
9A.J. Cole
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Drew Storen
2Craig Stammen
3Matt Thornton
4Jerry Blevins
5Aaron Barrett
6Xavier Cedeno
7Blake Treinen
8Erik Davis
9Matt Grace
10Scott McGregor
11Bruce Billings
12Heath Bell
13Mitch Lively
14Evan Meek