WASHINGTON – The Washington Nationals have reinstated outfielder Chad Tracy and optioned outfielder Corey Brown to Syracuse of the triple-A International League.
Tracy was batting .265 with three home runs and 12 RBI before suffering a right adductor strain that forced him to miss 55 games. During his rehab assignment with Syracuse and single-A Potomac, the 32-year-old hit .474 with one home run and three RBI.
Brown, 26, has played nine games for the Nationals this season, batting .188 with a double, one home run and two RBI.
The Washington Nationals today returned from rehab and reinstated outfielder Chad Tracy from the 15-Day Disabled List and optioned outfielder Corey Brown to Syracuse of the Triple-A International League. Nationals Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.