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Sammy Solis | Relief Pitcher | #36

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (28) / 8/10/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 248
Bats / Throws: Right / Left
College: San Diego
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 2 (0) / WAS
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Nationals placed LHP Sammy Solis on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder inflammation.
Koda Glover has been called up from Triple-A Syracuse in a corresponding 25-man roster move. It's not clear how long this absence might last for Solis, who holds a sharp 2.35 ERA in 38 1/3 innings this season. Aug 17 - 12:59 PM

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Nationals activated LHP Sammy Solis from the 15-day disabled list.

Solis, out since July 7 with right knee inflammation, was cleared to return after making two appearances on a minor league rehab assignment. He returns to a 2.43 ERA and 34/16 K/BB ratio in 29 2/3 innings.
Jul 26 - 8:23 AM

Sammy Solis (knee) will begin a rehab assignment with High-A Potomac.

He'll likely need just one appearance, as Solis is eligible for activation this weekend and is expected to return then. He holds a 2.43 ERA, 1.21 WHIP and 34/16 K/BB ratio in 29 2/3 innings of relief this season.
Jul 22 - 3:46 PM

Sammy Solis (knee) threw off a mound Wednesday without issue.

Solis was placed on the disabled list July 17, retroactive to July 8, with inflammation in his right knee. He is eligible to return this weekend and could do just that. The left-hander boasts a 2.43 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, and 34/16 K/BB ratio in 29 2/3 innings of relief this season at the major league level.
Jul 21 - 10:16 AM

Nationals placed LHP Sammy Solis on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 8, with right knee inflammation.

The left-hander has been battling what manager Dusty Baker termed a "cranky" right knee. Solis has done a nice job out of the Nationals bullpen this season, compiling a 2.43 ERA, 1.21 WHIP and 34/16 K/BB ratio across 29 2/3 innings. To fill his spot on the roster, Reynaldo Lopez will be called up from Double-A to join the Nationals rotation.
Jul 17 - 11:55 PM

Nationals recalled LHP Sammy Solis from Triple-A Syracuse.

He's replacing Matt Belisle, who suffered a right calf strain on Tuesday night. Solis has registered an impressive 1.00 ERA, 0.89 WHIP, and 14/3 K/BB ratio over nine innings this season at the Triple-A level.
Apr 27 - 2:13 PM

Sammy Solis is joining the Washington bullpen.

Which means that Matt Belisle is probably headed for the disabled list with a calf strain. Solis was sporting a 1.00 ERA, 0.89 WHIP, and 14/3 K/BB ratio through nine innings this season at Triple-A Syracuse.
Apr 27 - 12:20 PM

Nationals optioned LHP Sammy Solis and OF Brian Goodwin to Triple-A Syracuse; optioned LHP Nick Lee, C Spencer Kieboom & INF Chris Bostick to Double-A Harrisburg; reassigned INF Matt Skole and OF Logan Schafer to minor league camp.

No big surprises among this group of cuts. Solis showed good velocity with the Nationals last season while posting a 3.38 ERA and 17/4 K/BB ratio over 21 1/3 innings. The 27-year-old figures to contribute out of the major league bullpen at some point this year.
Mar 14 - 4:58 PM

Nationals recalled LHP Sammy Solis from Triple-A Syracuse.

Solis had a 5.54 ERA in 10 appearances before being sent down to make room for Jonathan Papelbon a month ago. He'll pitch in losing causes and do what he can to ensure he remains on the 40-man this winter.
Tue, Sep 1, 2015 05:34:00 PM

Nationals optioned LHP Sammy Solis to Triple-A Syracuse.

They needed to clear a spot on the roster for Jonathan Papelbon. Solis holds a 5.54 ERA over 10 relief appearances this season.
Wed, Jul 29, 2015 03:20:00 PM

Nationals recalled LHP Sammy Solis from Double-A Harrisburg.

Solis holds a 4.50 ERA over six relief appearances with the big club this season. He won't be used in high-leverage situations.
Fri, Jul 17, 2015 01:43:00 PM

Nationals optioned LHP Sammy Solis to Double-A Harrisburg.

Washington had to make room for Jordan Zimmermann, who is coming off the paternity list. Solis threw a perfect inning Tuesday in a loss to Cincinnati. The 26-year-old should get another chance with the Nats later this year.
Sat, Jul 11, 2015 05:34:00 PM

Nationals recalled LHP Sammy Solis from Double-A Harrisburg.

This should just be a temporary stay for Solis. He's filling the vacated roster spot of David Carpenter, who was placed on the paternity leave list on Monday.
Mon, Jul 6, 2015 02:57:00 PM

Nationals activated LHP Sammy Solis from the 15-day disabled list; optioned him to Double-A Harrisburg.

Solis is recovered from his left shoulder injury, but there's no longer a spot for him in Washington's bullpen. David Carpenter was acquired from the Yankees on Thursday.
Thu, Jun 11, 2015 10:58:00 AM

Sammy Solis (shoulder) will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A Harrisburg on Sunday.

Solis has been out for the last few weeks with inflammation in his pitching shoulder, but he's been throwing lately with no issues. He should rejoin the Nationals' bullpen shortly.
Sun, Jun 7, 2015 11:33:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Wilson Ramos
2Jose Lobaton
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Clint Robinson
2B1Daniel Murphy
2Trea Turner
3Wilmer Difo
SS1Danny Espinosa
2Stephen Drew
3B1Anthony Rendon
LF1Jayson Werth
CF1Ben Revere
RF1Bryce Harper
2Chris Heisey
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Stephen Strasburg
2Max Scherzer
3Gio Gonzalez
4Joe Ross
5Tanner Roark
6A.J. Cole
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Mark Melancon
2Jonathan Papelbon
3Shawn Kelley
4Blake Treinen
5Oliver Perez
6Sammy Solis
7Yusmeiro Petit
8Marc Rzepczynski
9Matt Belisle
10Aaron Barrett