Nationals recall Jhonatan Solano

The Washington Nationals today recalled catcher Jhonatan Solano from Syracuse of the Triple-A International League and placed catcher Wilson Ramos on the 15-Day Disabled List with a left hamstring strain. Nationals Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.

Solano batted .314 with three doubles, two home runs, six RBI, two walks and six runs scored in his 12-game debut last season with the Nationals. He posted .351 on-base and .571 slugging percentages with Washington in 2012.

The 27-year-old collected three hits and a walk in five contests this season with Syracuse.

Ramos, 25, is batting .300 with two homers, three RBI, three walks and three runs scored in six games this season with Washington.