To clear room on their roster for rookie pitcher Joe Ross, the Nationals made a pair of roster moves on Saturday in sending A.J. Cole down to Triple-A Syracuse and Craig Stammen to the 60-day disabled list. 155 more words
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Craig Stammen has needed surgery on his throwing arm only once before — Sept. 2009, to have bone chips removed — and he’s never spent a day on the disabled list in his career, so the veteran reliever could be excused if he was down in the dumps upon learning Thursday he’s likely to miss the rest of this season with a forearm tear. 638 more words
WASHINGTON — The Nationals will be without reliever Craig Stammen for a significant period of time after an MRI revealed a flexor tear in his right arm will require surgery. 169 more words
Nationals reliever Craig Stammen has been diagnosed with a torn flexor tendon and will undergo surgery that’s expected to end his season.
Stammen was placed on the disabled list Wednesday with what the Nationals called forearm tightness. 66 more words