Ryan Raburn
LF/DH WSH
3 days ago

Raburn went 2-for-3 with a home run and a strikeout in Wednesday's loss to the Marlins.

EDGE Analysis

A late addition to the lineup following Michael Taylor's scratch, Raburn accounted for all the offense Washington could muster against Dan Straily and company. He's been on a decent run since getting the call up in early June, going 10-for-31, but the 36-year-old's limitations against right-handed pitching are well documented.

Ryan Raburn
LF/DH WSH
3 days ago

Raburn has been added to Wednesday's lineup, Mark Zuckerman of MASNsports.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Raburn will man left field and bat seventh against right-hander Dan Straily with Michael Taylor (undisclosed) scratched, marking his seventh start with the team since being called up earlier this month. A .247/.295/.393 career hitter against right-handed pitching, he has gone 8-for-28 with one extra-base so far with Washington.

Ryan Raburn
LF/DH WSH
3 weeks ago

Raburn is starting in left field and hitting second Monday against the Dodgers, Chelsea Janes of The Washington Post reports.

EDGE Analysis

Raburn, who was just promoted from Triple-A earlier in the day, has the platoon advantage against lefty Hyun-Jin Ryu, so it is not surprising that he gets the nod and an advantageous placement in the lineup. Jayson Werth (toe) was placed on the 10-day DL on Monday, and Raburn should continue to start against southpaws in the short term.

Ryan Raburn
LF/DH WSH
3 weeks ago

Raburn's contract was purchased from Triple-A Syracuse on Monday, Mark Zuckerman of MASNsports.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

As expected, Raburn will join the Nationals in Los Angeles to replace the injured Jayson Werth (toe). Raburn has consistently killed left-handed pitching in his career, so a platoon with Brian Goodwin until Werth returns seems likely.

Ryan Raburn
LF/DH WSH
3 weeks ago

Raburn is expected to be called up to the majors Monday, Chelsea Janes of The Washington Post reports.

EDGE Analysis

With Jayson Werth (toe) likely landing on the DL, sources say that Raburn will meet the Nationals in Los Angeles prior to Monday's series opener with the Dodgers. No timetable for Werth's return has been revealed, but Raburn will likely fill a platoon role with Brian Goodwin in the meantime.

Ryan Raburn
LF/DH WSH
1 month ago

Raburn was traded to the Nationals on Friday.

EDGE Analysis

Prior to the deal, Raburn was hitting .277 for Triple-A Charlotte in the White Sox organization. Given the lack of outfield depth the Nationals have with both Adam Eaton (knee) and Chris Heisey (biceps) on the shelf, it wouldn't be too surprising to see Raburn find his way back to the big leagues if his performance in the new organization warrants it.

Ryan Raburn
LF/DH WSH
2 months ago

Raburn (hip) has just one hit (a home run) in his first three games with Triple-A Charlotte.

EDGE Analysis

Raburn was cut by the Reds after incurring a hip injury during spring training, but it seems like the veteran outfielder's ailment has subsided. That being said, the missed time may have impacted the 35-year-old's performance at the plate, as he has struck out in three of his 10 at-bats already. If Raburn can pick things up at the plate, he could be an option to head up to Chicago to fill in when lefties take the mound for opposing teams, but in the meantime, he'll simply act as organizational depth.

Ryan Raburn
LF/DH WSH
3 months ago

Raburn (hip) signed a minor league contract with the White Sox on Saturday and will report to Triple-A Charlotte, Scott Merkin of MLB.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

The White Sox acquire one of their greatest nemesis' over the past few years; Raburn has 20 career home runs and 82 RBI against the squad while playing with Detroit and Cleveland. He latches on after being cut by the Reds at the end of spring camp and likely serves as organizational depth, at least until his hip injury subsides. Regardless, Raburn will have to prove himself in the minors after an underwhelming 2016 campaign in which he hit .220/.309/.404 over 113 games with the Rockies.

Ryan Raburn
LF/DH WSH
3 months ago

Raburn was released by the Reds on Monday, Zach Buchanan of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

EDGE Analysis

Raburn was 7-for-32 with three home runs and a 5:7 BB:K (.219/.324/.500) throughout spring before being cut loose. This is somewhat surprising, as the 35-year-old was expected to give the Reds some experience on the bench, but it could have something to do with the recent hip injury Raburn experienced. Either way, he'll now try to catch on with another team.

Ryan Raburn
LF/DH WSH
3 months ago

Raburn left Sunday's game with a left hip contusion in the fifth inning, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

The 35-year-old had batted .226 with three homers and seven RBI across 31 spring at-bats with the Reds as a non-roster invitee heading into Sunday's contest. It's unclear how severe the contusion is, how long it will keep him out, or if he'll open the season on the Reds' big league roster, so those interested in his status should stay tuned for updates in the next few days.