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Aaron Barrett | Relief Pitcher

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/2/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 223
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Nationals recalled RHP Aaron Barrett from Triple-A Syracuse.
Barrett had a 3.21 ERA and 43/18 K/BB ratio in 33 2/3 innings earlier this season out of the Washington bullpen and then rattled off 10 scoreless appearances after being demoted to Syracuse. He should fare well in a middle relief role down the stretch. Mon, Sep 1, 2014 03:38:00 PM

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Aaron Barrett has been placed on the 7-day disabled list at Triple-A Syracuse due to back spasms.

It shouldn't prevent him from being a September call-up for the Nationals. The 26-year-old has posted a 9.45 ERA over 10 appearances in the majors this year.
Mon, Aug 18, 2014 05:30:00 PM

Nationals optioned RHP Aaron Barrett to Triple-A Syracuse.

Barrett got off to a great start this season but holds a 9.45 ERA over his last 10 appearances. He'll get another shot later this year.
Fri, Aug 1, 2014 03:26:00 PM

Nationals recalled RHP Aaron Barrett from Triple-A Syracuse.

Barrett allowed one hit and fanned six batters over 4 1/3 scoreless innings during his first stint with the big club earlier this season. Xavier Cedeno was sent down to Triple-A to clear a spot for him on the active roster.
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 03:21:00 PM

Nationals optioned RHP Aaron Barrett to Triple-A Syracuse.

Barrett had allowed just one hit and fanned six batters over 4 1/3 scoreless innings, but the Nationals badly needed a fresh arm for their overused bullpen. The 26-year-old right-hander should be back up soon.
Sat, Apr 12, 2014 05:07:00 PM

Aaron Barrett whiffed Giancarlo Stanton -- the only batted he faced -- in Thursday's win over the Marlins.

Barrett got Stanton to chase a slider off the plate with two outs in the eighth inning in what was a 2-1 game at the time. The 26-year-old has been awfully impressive in the early going, spinning four shutout innings while striking out six and allowing no hits. Nationals manager Matt Williams has shown that he already trusts Barrett to handle a late-inning role.
Thu, Apr 10, 2014 07:21:00 PM

Aaron Barrett has made the Nationals' bullpen.

It'll be the first taste of the majors for Barrett, who registered a promising 2.15 ERA and 1.09 WHIP with 69 strikeouts in 50 1/3 innings last season at Double-A Harrisburg. He'll start out in middle relief but could move quickly into a setup role.
Tue, Mar 25, 2014 05:45:00 PM

Nationals purchased the contract of RHP Aaron Barrett from Double-A Harrisburg.

He's now protected from the Rule 5 Draft. Barrett was terrific at Harrisburg this past season, putting up a 2.15 and 69/15 K/BB ratio across 50 1/3 innings. He'll likely begin 2014 at Triple-A.
Fri, Nov 22, 2013 09:20:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Wilson Ramos
2Jose Lobaton
3Sandy Leon
4Dan Butler
5Steven Lerud
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
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Stephen Strasburg
2Max Scherzer
3Jordan Zimmermann
4Doug Fister
5Gio Gonzalez
6Tanner Roark
7Taylor Hill
8Taylor Jordan
9A.J. Cole
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Drew Storen
2Aaron Barrett
3Craig Stammen
4Matt Thornton
5Casey Janssen
6Jerry Blevins
7Heath Bell
8Xavier Cedeno
9Blake Treinen
10Erik Davis
11Evan Meek
12Matt Grace
13Bruce Billings
14Scott McGregor