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Nats get RHP Kelvin Herrera from Royals for 3 minor leaguers

WASHINGTON (AP) Washington Nationals closer Sean Doolittle was going through his usual routine Monday, preparing if needed for a save, when general manager Mike Rizzo sought him out.

Rizzo wanted to discuss two things: The Nationals were trading for two-time All-Star reliever Kelvin Herrera, and Doolittle was going to keep his ninth-inning job.

Getting a jump on the trade deadline, the Nationals picked up right-hander Herrera from the Kansas City Royals for three minor leaguers, adding him to a back end of the bullpen that already includes the lefty Doolittle and righties Ryan Madson and Brandon Kintzler.

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Leaders
AVG: A. Rendon.263
HR: B. Harper19
RBI: B. Harper43
SB: M. Taylor21
W: M. Scherzer10
ERA: M. Scherzer2.06
Saves: S. Doolittle17
K: M. Scherzer152
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .236 (22)
Runs: 293 (22)
Hits: 545 (26)
Home Runs: 80 (16)
Stolen Bases: 59 (1)
OBP: .315 (19)
SLG: .394 (21)
Total Bases: 909 (25)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.38 (3)
Runs Allowed: 247 (3)
Saves: 22 (5)
Strikeouts: 659 (5)
OpBA: .224 (4)
OBP: .289 (3)
SLG: .387 (11)
Run Support: 4.27 (18)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
6/18 K. Herrera Traded Kansas City (for 3B Kelvin Gutierrez, 4-player deal)
6/18 A. Voth Called Up from Minors (recalled as 26th roster player)
6/15 R. Read Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
6/13 R. Bautista Signed to a Minor League Contract
6/13 E. Fedde Called Up from Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
6/10 B. Kintzler Right forearm flexor strain (on 10-day DL)
6/9 S. Strasburg Right shoulder inflammation (on 10-day DL)
6/5 J. Hellickson Right hamstring strain (on 10-day DL)
5/22 J. Hellickson Left game-Blister on right hand (day-to-day)
5/19 H. Kendrick Torn right Achilles (on 60-day DL)
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