Xavier Cedeno RP WAS 25 Days

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.

Xavier Cedeno RP WAS 27 Days

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.

Xavier Cedeno RP WAS 1 Month

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.

Xavier Cedeno RP WAS 1 Month

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.

Xavier Cedeno RP WAS 3 Months

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.

Xavier Cedeno RP WAS 3 Months

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.

Xavier Cedeno RP WAS 11 Months

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 mopup platoon at the end of the bullpen with righty Tanner Roark.

Xavier Cedeno RP WAS 11 Months

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.

Xavier Cedeno RP WAS 11 Months

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.

Xavier Cedeno RP WAS 12 Months

Nationals optioned LHP Xaiver Cedeno to Triple-A Syracuase.

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.