Fernando Abad

Oakland Athletics #56 - Relief Pitcher

  • Born: 12/17/85
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 220
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
2014 Athletics 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.1 0 0 0 0 2 7 0.00 .38

Wire Taps: #BuffaRhino™; Backup Backstop; Links

Will the Washington Nationals find a backup catcher who can play every day if they need him to, or will they go into the season with either Sandy Leon or Jhonatan Solano as the second catcher? They have to get a catcher, right?

Nats Trade Abad To A's For Prospect John Wooten

The Washington Nationals designated left-handed reliever Fernando Abad for assignment last week. This afternoon, several reports have said that the Nats dealt the lefty to Oakland in return for A's outfield prospect John Wooten.

Nats Add Solis, M. Taylor And Barrett To 40-Man

The Nationals announced three additions and two subtractions from their 40-Man Roster this afternoon as the Nats set about protecting players who were eligible for selection in the upcoming Rule 5 Draft which takes place on December 12, 2013.

The Starting Nine: Nationals Links; Rumors; Info

So you're not sitting around monitoring Twitter, searching #Nats, reading aggregators and sorting through hundreds of random blog posts and stories about the Washington Nationals? We try to make it easy for you with "The Starting Nine"...

Ian Krol: In Or Out Of Nats' 2014 Bullpen?

Washington Nationals' GM Mike Rizzo told reporters recently that the bullpen was one area the team will look to address this winter. Where does 22-year-old fit in the 2014 bullpen? Will Krol start the year in the majors or is he Syracuse bound?

Cliff Lee And The Phillies Take On The Nats In DC

Nationals' right-hander Taylor Jordan takes on the Phiillies' Cliff Lee tonight in Nationals Park where the two teams play the second game of a three-game weekend set. Can the Nationals make it two straight after knocking John Lannan around.

Heyward, Uptons Leave Nats to Krol Fate

13 straight. 4 straight sweeps. Good lord.

Game 89 WPA: Insurmountable. Nats 2, FF 3

Hate on Haren all you want, but he was the least of the Nats' problems tonight.

Nats Activate Ross Detwiler; Option Erik Davis...

Nationals' lefty Ross Detwiler is back on the mound this afternoon in Coors Field in Colorado as the Nats take on the Rockies in the final game of a three-game set. In order to make room for Detwiler on the roster, the Nationals optioned Erik Davis.

Nats Rewind: Davey Johnson On Nats' 10-1 Loss...

Washington Nationals' manager Davey Johnson stressed some of the positives after tonight's loss, but admitted he didn't know what was bothering his starter or one of his usually-reliable relievers who got knocked around in tonight's 10-1 loss to NY.

J.C. Romero Opts Out Of Minor League Deal w/ Nats

Veteran lefty J.C. Romero announced today that he had opted out of his minor league deal with the Nationals, leaving the Nats with one less left-handed bullpen option in the organization. The Nationals currently have two lefties in the bullpen.

Game 49 WPA: So, Abad, amirite? Nats 3, FF 5

What up with ruining Abad's debut like that, Drew? Not cool.

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