Now Commenting On:

Nationals reinstate RHP Ross Ohlendorf from DL, option LHP Ian Krol to Syracuse


The Washington Nationals today returned from rehab and reinstated right-handed pitcher Ross Ohlendorf from the 15-Day Disabled List and optioned left-handed pitcher Ian Krol to Syracuse. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.

Ohlendorf is the Nationals' scheduled starting pitcher tonight at Wrigley Field.

The 31 year-old Ohlendorf is 2-0 with one hold and a 1.85 ERA (7 ER/34.0 IP) in 10 games/two starts in his first season with the Nationals. In two spot starts (win on June 12 at Colorado, no-decision on July 26 vs. New York Mets) with Washington this season, Ohlendorf is 1-0 with a 1.38 ERA (2 ER/13.0 IP).

He posted a 5.14 ERA (4 ER/7.0 IP) during two rehab assignments, one apiece with Triple-A Syracuse (August 10) and Single-A Potomac (August 16), since being placed on the Disabled List on August 4.

Ohlendorf is 20-32 with a 4.87 ERA in 118 games/75 starts spanning seven seasons with Washington, San Diego, Pittsburgh and New York (AL).

Krol, 22, went 1-1 with one hold (June 12 at Colorado) and a 3.24 ERA in 27 appearances in his first big league stint with the Nationals.

Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español