Nationals and C Jose Lobaton avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.575 million contract.
Jose Lobaton will start at catcher and bat eighth in Game 5 of the NLDS on Thursday.
Jose Lobaton is starting at catcher and batting eighth Monday in Game 3 of the NLDS.
Nationals manager Dusty Baker said Sunday that Jose Lobaton will likely catch for Gio Gonzalez in Game 3 of the NLDS on Monday.
Jose Lobaton smashed a three-run homer off of Rich Hill in the fourth inning on Sunday, powering the Nationals to a 5-2 victory over the Dodgers in Game 2 of the NLDS.
The Nationals are using the same lineup in Sunday's NLDS Game 2 that they were slated to use prior to Saturday's rainout.
As anticipated, Jose Lobaton is indeed starting behind the plate for the Nationals for Saturday's Game 2 of the NLDS against the Dodgers.
Nationals manager Dusty Baker implied on Friday that Jose Lobaton would start behind the dish in Game 2 of the NLDS against the Dodgers on Saturday.
Jose Lobaton is currently battling an ankle injury.
Nationals activated C Jose Lobaton from the 15-day disabled list.
Jose Lobaton (elbow) will be activated from the disabled list on Friday.
Jose Lobaton (elbow) went 2-for-4 with a pair of singles and a walk Monday in his first minor league rehab game with Triple-A Syracuse.
Jose Lobaton (elbow) will begin a minor league rehab assignment Monday with Triple-A Syracuse.
Jose Lobaton (elbow) plans to begin playing catch on flat ground this week.