Xavier Cedeno

Washington Nationals #31 - Relief Pitcher

  • Born: 08/26/86
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 205
  • Bats/Throws: L/L

Nationals Release LHP Michael Gonzalez

The Washington Nationals announced this morning that they were releasing 35-year-old left-hander reliever Michael Gonzalez, removing one option for the remaining spot in the Nats' bullpen. Gonzalez signed on March 4th, but didn't stay too long...

Nationals Sign Gonzalez + Williams on Blevins

Matt Williams would prefer to have two lefties in his bullpen. The Nationals acquired Jerry Blevins from the Oakland A's this winter. This morning, they signed Mike Gonzalez, bringing the reliever back to D.C. after he spent a season in Milwaukee.

Nats Sign Mike Gonzalez To Minor League Deal

Mike Gonzalez pitched for the NL East division winning Washington Nationals in 2012, but left for Milwaukee after that season. This morning the Nats announced that they signed the veteran reliever to a minor league deal.

Williams On Xavier Cedeno, Sammy Solis And One RHP

Will the Nationals have two left-handers in the bullpen on Opening Day? Will Xavier Cedeno be the second lefty, joinin Jerry Blevins in the 'pen. Will Sammy Solis get a shot this season? Where does Christian Garcia stand as Spring Training begins?

Matt Williams On Bullpen Construction + More

Ideally, new Washington Nationals' manager Matt Williams would like to have two left-handers in his pen, but the skipper and his staff plan to assess the Nats' needs this Spring and make the decision that best suits the team.

Nationals Remain Interested In Oliver Perez

Nationals' GM Mike Rizzo said he was still open to adding to the roster if the right match came up this winter. Washington Post writer James Wagner wrote today that the Nats "remain highly interested" in free agent left-hander Oliver Perez.

Clippard: "Our Pitching Staff Is Ridiculous."

Washington Nationals' right-hander Tyler Clippard didn't want to talk about possibly going into arbitration with the Nats, but he was pretty open and honest when discussing what he thought went wrong for the 2012 NL East Champs in 2013...

Is This The Lefty The Nats Have Been Looking For?

Washington Nationals' GM Mike Rizzo mentioned Sammy Solis as a potential in-house option if they need left-handed bullpen help this season, and this weekend, the 25-year-old lefty talked to reporters about the possibility of making his MLB debut...

2014 Nats' Bullpen Chatter + 1 Suggested Target...

Are the Nationals comfortable with Jerry Blevins and Xavier Cedeno as the left-handers in the 2014 bullpen if they do indeed keep two lefties, or should the Nats still be pursuing another lefty reliever? One hypothetical target was offered by a GM...

Are the Nats Done Adding Lefties To the Mix?

"I think that was one of the flaws of our plan last year," Mike Rizzo said in an MLB Network interview, "and that one is on me." He was talking about the lack of lefties in the bullpen. Are Jerry Blevins and Xavier Cedeno the answer for 2014?

Do You Believe In Xavier Cedeno? Rizzo Seems To...

Are the Washington Nationals done adding to the bullpen after the acquisition of Jerry Blevins in last week's trade with the Oakland A's? They are showing an awful lot of faith in Xavier Cedeno, no? Will the Nats make any more bullpen additions?

Nationals Rumors: Nats Still In Market For Lefties

Washington Nationals' GM Mike Rizzo has talked openly about wanting to add some left-handed help to the Nats' bullpen and as more and more left-handers have signed this winter, the options are dwindling. Can the Nationals find what they want?

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