The Nationals chosen Hellickson’s contract earlier than Monday evening’s recreation at Citi Area.
Washington signed the 31-year-old Hellickson late throughout spring coaching. He was a mixed Eight-11 with a 5.43 ERA final yr for Philadelphia and Baltimore. He has a profession file of 69-69 in eight huge league seasons.
The Nationals optioned righty Trevor Gott to Triple-A Syracuse. He was Zero-Zero with a 5.40 ERA in 5 video games for Washington.
Catcher Jhonatan Solano was placed on the 60-day disabled record due to bone chips in his proper elbow. He spent a short while with Washington this season and did not get right into a recreation earlier than happening the 10-day DL.