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Xavier Cedeno | Relief Pitcher

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (28) / 8/26/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 206
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Nationals recalled LHP Xavier Cedeno from Triple-A Syracuse.
Cedeno made three scoreless appearances earlier this season out of the Nationals' bullpen, and he's back now to provide left-handed relief depth for the final month. Sep 1 - 3:41 PM

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Nationals optioned LHP Xavier Cedeno to Triple-A Syracuse.

Cedeno was only up on the Nationals' major league roster for Saturday's doubleheader against the Cubs. He will head back to the Syracuse bullpen.
Jun 30 - 2:01 PM

Nationals recalled LHP Xavier Cedeno from Triple-A Syracuse.

He'll function as the 26th man for Saturday's doubleheader against the Cubs. The 27-year-old hasn't allowed a run in 2 1/3 innings with the Nationals thus far in 2014.
Jun 28 - 10:37 AM

Nationals optioned LHP Xavier Cedeno to Triple-A Syracuse.

The Nats are clearing roster space for Gio Gonzalez (shoulder), who will return from the DL Wednesday. Cedeno is unscored upon in two relief appearances with the big club this season.
Jun 17 - 11:34 PM

Nationals recalled LHP Xavier Cedeno from Triple-A Syracuse.

Cedeno was unscored upon in his lone appearance with the big club this season. He'll likely only be up for a few days until Gio Gonzalez (shoulder) returns from the DL.
Jun 13 - 5:24 PM

Nationals optioned LHP Xavier Cedeno to Triple-A Syracuse.

The move clears a spot for Aaron Barrett's return from the minors. Cedeno made just one appearance during his brief stay with the club.
Apr 22 - 3:23 PM

Nationals recalled LHP Xavier Cedeno from Triple-A Syracuse.

He'll give the Nats a fresh arm after the bullpen was overused Thursday. Cedeno allowed one run over six relief innings for Washington last season.
Apr 18 - 3:09 PM

Nationals recalled LHP Xavier Cedeno from Triple-A Syracuse.

Cedeno posted a 9.39 ERA and 2.48 WHIP over seven appearances at the big league level earlier this season, though he's been spectacular on the farm (1.31 ERA at Syracuse). Cedeno should be the left-handed side of a mop-up platoon at the end of the bullpen with righty Tanner Roark.
Tue, Sep 3, 2013 05:06:00 PM

Nationals optioned LHP Xavier Cedeno to Triple-A Syracuse.

Cedeno didn't make an appearance during his recent tenure with the big club. He'll return after rosters expand.
Tue, Aug 27, 2013 06:31:00 PM

Nationals recalled LHP Xavier Cedeno from Triple-A Syracuse.

Cedeno has posted a 9.39 ERA and 2.48 WHIP over seven appearances at the big league level this season but boasts a 1.47 ERA at Triple-A. He'll work the middle innings.
Fri, Aug 23, 2013 01:21:00 PM

Nationals optioned LHP Xavier Cedeno to Triple-A Syracuse.

Tanner Roark will replace him on the active roster. Cedeno has made two appearances with the Nationals since being claimed off waivers from the Astros in April and should return when rosters expand in September.
Tue, Aug 6, 2013 02:00:00 PM

Nationals recalled LHP Xavier Cedeno from Triple-A Syracuse.

Cedeno holds a 9.39 ERA and 2.48 WHIP over seven appearances with the Nats this season. He'll be used in low-leverage situations.
Sun, Aug 4, 2013 11:59:00 AM

Nationals optioned LHP Xavier Cedeno to Triple-A Syracuse.

Cedeno fared better in his second go-round with the big club but still holds a 9.39 ERA and 2.48 WHIP over seven appearances this season. He could get another shot later on.
Sun, Jun 16, 2013 08:54:00 AM

Nationals recalled LHP Xavier Cedeno from Triple-A Syracuse.

Cedeno will serve as depth in the Nationals' bullpen until a starter is called up this weekend to replace the injured Stephen Strasburg. Cedeno has an awful 6.00 ERA in 39 career major league frames.
Thu, Jun 6, 2013 03:28:00 PM

Nationals optioned LHP Xavier Cedeno to Triple-A Syracuse.

He was sent down to make room for Tuesday's starter, Nate Karns, on the active roster. Cedeno was with the big club for one day and didn't make an appearance.
Tue, May 28, 2013 03:28:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Wilson Ramos
2Jose Lobaton
3Sandy Leon
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Tyler Moore
3Clint Robinson
2B1Danny Espinosa
2Jeff Kobernus
3Wilmer Difo
4Dan Uggla
SS1Ian Desmond
3B1Anthony Rendon
LF1Bryce Harper
2Kevin Frandsen
CF1Denard Span
2Michael Taylor
3Nate McLouth
4Brian Goodwin
RF1Jayson Werth
2Scott Hairston
3Nate Schierholtz
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Stephen Strasburg
2Gio Gonzalez
3Jordan Zimmermann
4Doug Fister
5Tanner Roark
6Taylor Hill
7Taylor Jordan
8A.J. Cole
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Drew Storen
2Tyler Clippard
3Craig Stammen
4Jerry Blevins
5Matt Thornton
6Aaron Barrett
7Xavier Cedeno
8Erik Davis
9Blake Treinen
10Matt Grace
11Bruce Billings
12Heath Bell
13Mitch Lively
14Scott McGregor