Rafael Bautista / Transactions / Washington Nationals

Nationals Re-Sign Rafael Bautista

Posted On: Jun 13, 2018   |   Posted By: MLB Trade Rumors

The Nationals have re-signed outfielder Rafael Bautista to a minor league contract after releasing him over the weekend, reports Jorge Castillo of the Washington Post .
The 25-year-old Bautista had been occupying a spot on the 40-man roster but suffered a torn ACL and LCL while playing in Triple-A. In order to open the 40-man spot but also retain him, the Nats released him and quickly brought him back on a new minor league pact that'll let him rehab with the organization while creating additional roster flexibility.
Bautista made a brief cameo in the Majors this season, going hitless in six plate appearances, and he also had a quick cup of coffee with the 2017 Nats, going 4-for-25 in 17 games. He'd been off to a fine start in the minors this year, hitting a combined .303/.345/.376 with a homer, three doubles, a triple and six steals through 121 plate appearances between Double-A and Triple-A.
While he's never had much power in the minors and drew 30-grade power in his most...

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