The Washington Nationals released right-handed reliver Trevor Rosenthal on Sunday after his struggles continued in his second stint in the major leagues this season.
Rosenthal had a 22.74 ERA in 6 1/3 innings over 12 appearances this season. In his final game for Washington on Saturday, three earned runs and three walks without recording and out as the Nationals remained a four-run lead in a 13-9 loss to the Braves. had rejoined the Nationals in June after starting the season with a 36.00 ERA in seven games – not recording over his first four appearances – and agreeing to go to spring training. his return, as he had a 10.80 ERA over five appearances this month.
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The Nationals recalled right-hander Austin Voth from Double-A Harrisburg to fill the open roster spot. Voth, 26, was 1-1 with a 6.57 ERA in four games (two starts) for the Nationals last year.