Xavier Cedeno RP WAS 4 Months

Cedeno was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse on Monday.

The 28-year-old lefty has turned in another fine season at the Triple-A level, with a 2.29 ERA and 0.86 WHIP across 39.1 innings. Moreover, Cedeno's held opposing lefties to a minuscule .130 batting average, and while he's been good against righties as well (.180), he may be deployed primarily as a specialist over the final weeks.

Xavier Cedeno RP WAS 6 Months

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 6 Months

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 6 Months

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 6 Months

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 8 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 8 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 Jun 14 '79

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 Jun 07 '79

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 Jun 03 '79

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.