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Prospects in the Nationals' 2020 player pool

Kieboom on deck, next generation of pitchers prep for future
July 6, 2020

As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an

Kieboom, Cate form next wave for Nats

Top talent replenishes system that built World Series champs
December 19, 2019

Each offseason, goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.The Nationals' first World Series-winning roster boasted a collection of several homegrown first-round picks,

Potomac Nationals Players Recognized in 2019 Minor League Awards

September 26, 2019

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - The Washington Nationals selected the following former Potomac Nationals players for their 2019 Minor League Players of the year:  -Pitcher of the Year - Left-Handed Pitcher Tim Cate (2019) -Defensive Player of the Year - Infielder Luis Garcia (2018) -Baserunner of the Year - Infielder Cole Freeman

Carolina notes: Cate ready to prove clutch

P-Nats southpaw embraced pressure situations while at UConn
August 14, 2019

Tim Cate was introduced to pressure-packed, season-hanging-in-the-balance moments during his freshman season at the University of Connecticut, and those intense games continued throughout his three seasons on campus.The Huskies were perennial contenders to win the American Athletic Conference and advance to regional play, and Cate was asked to toe the

Prospect Roundup: Games of July 15

Phillies' Medina coasts again; Indians' Jones goes yard in EL
July 16, 2019

Phillies RHP Adonis Medina, Double-A Reading: 7 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K -- In his first start in two weeks, the second-ranked Phillies prospect picked up where he left off and did not allow an earned run for his second straight start. Medina faced

Three Unearned Runs Give Suns 4-2 Win

Hagerstown's Pitching Holds Rome in Win
May 30, 2019

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 30, 2019) - A three-run first inning was enough to propel Hagerstown to a 4-2 victory over the Rome Braves at Municipal Stadium Thursday.Cody Wilson started it off by homering on the first pitch of the day from Braves starter Gabriel Noguera (L, 2-2). Then after two two-out

Suns Pitching Dazzles in 5-1 Win

Bats Bring Support Late to Upend 'Claws
May 9, 2019

HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 9, 2019) - Tim Cate continued on his roll of dominance in the Suns 5-1 victory over the Lakewood BlueClaws at Municipal Stadium Thursday night.Cate (W, 3-2) tossed six sensational innings, allowing just one run on five hits and striking out seven Lakewood hitters, while not issuing a

Quality Cate Gets Fourth Consecutive in 4-2 Win

Bats Come Alive in Seventh to Put Suns in Front
May 3, 2019

AUGUSTA, GA (May 3, 2019) - Tim Cate opened up the Suns' series with the Augusta GreenJackets with his fourth consecutive quality start to lead Hagerstown over Augusta 4-2 at SRP Park Friday night.Cate (2-2) offered six innings, fanning eight batters and allowing just three hits and one earned run in the

Cate Dominant in 6-2 Win Over Drive

Lefty Fans Seven in Six Scoreless Frames
April 22, 2019

HAGERSTOWN, MD (April 22, 2019) - Tim Cate rolled out his second consecutive quality start in Hagerstown's 6-2 win over the Greenville Drive at Municipal Stadium Monday night.Cate (W, 1-1) spun six scoreless innings, while fanning seven Drive (7-10) hitters and just allowing a handful to reach base safely against him.The

Suns Survive Late Lakewood Push to Take Series Finale

Harrison's Three-Hit Night Leads Suns to Victory
April 10, 2019

LAKEWOOD, NJ (April 10, 2019) - Behind a KJ Harrison three-for-five outing, Hagerstown outlasted the BlueClaws 5-3 Wednesday night at FirstEnergy Park.Harrison drove in the tie-breaking run in the seventh after both teams were tied 2-2 since the third inning. After Harrison's single to score Kyle Marinconz, Jamori Blash lined his own base knock

Nationals Prospect Primer: Capital talent

Kieboom, Agustin trying to follow Robles on road to Washington
April 1, 2019

Some players are on the verge of stardom, others are entering a crucial phase of their development and still others are getting their first tastes of full-season ball. With the 2019 season approaching, takes a look at the most intriguing prospects from each MLB organization.Major League-ready: Victor Robles,'s

Suns Fall 9-4 in Season Finale as Kannapolis Clinches Wild Card

Cate earns second quality start; Flores homers in Suns loss
September 3, 2018

Hagerstown, MD - Tim Cate earned his second quality start of the season and Alex Flores homered as the Hagerstown Suns fell 9-4 to the Kannapolis Intimidators in the regular-season finale on Monday afternoon. The Suns finish the regular-season with a 25-40 second record and 52-81 overall.Kannapolis scored two runs

Upshaw Homers in 4-1 Loss on Wednesday

Cate tosses first quality start with Suns in third-straight loss
August 29, 2018

Charleston, WV - Armond Upshaw blasted his second home run of the season as the Hagerstown Suns fell to the West Virginia Power 4-1 on Wednesday night at Appalachian Power Park. The Suns fall to 24-36 in the second half with an overall record of 51-77. The Suns and Power