|Aug. 27 4:26 PM PT5:26 PM MT6:26 PM CT7:26 PM ET19:26 ET23:26 GMT7:26 CST4:26 PM MST6:26 PM EST6:56 PM VEN3:26 UAE (+1)6:26 PM CT-The Washington Nationals have recalled Mattheus from Triple-A Syracuse and optioned left-hander Xavier Cedeno to their top farm club.
Analysis: The 29-year-old Mattheus was optioned to Syracuse on Aug. 15 to make room for right-hander Drew Storen. He allowed one earned run in 5 1-3 innings during five appearances with Syracuse. He is 0-1 with a 6.26 ERA in 23 games with Washington this season. He missed 58 games earlier this year with a broken right hand.
|May 21 10:56 PM PT11:56 PM MT12:56 AM CT1:56 AM ET1:56 ET5:56 GMT13:56 CST10:56 PM MST12:56 AM EST1:26 AM VEN9:56 UAE12:56 AM CT-The Washington Nationals reinstated Mattheus from the disabled list prior to Friday's doubleheader against the New York Mets.
Analysis: Mattheus, who missed the last 58 games with a fractured right hand, has a 4.96 ERA in 14 relief appearances this season. In six appearances during a rehab assignment, he had a 2.25 ERA pitching for the Gulf Coast League Nationals, Single-A Hagerstown, Double-A Harrisburg and Triple-A Syracuse.