Washington Nationals recall RHP Kyle McGowin

May 23rd, 2021

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Kyle McGowin from Triple-A Rochester and placed right-handed pitcher Will Harris on the 10-day Injured List (right hand inflammation) on Sunday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.

McGowin, 29, has pitched to a 4.15 ERA (4 ER/8.2 IP) with five strikeouts in eight appearances out of Washington’s bullpen this season. Opposing batters are hitting .188 (6-for-32) with one double and one home run off of him. He’s allowed just one hit to a right-handed batter (1-for-15) this season.

Harris, 36, is 0-1 with a 9.00 ERA (6 ER/6.0 IP) in eight appearances for the Nationals in 2021.

Kyle McGowin pitching for Nationals vs. Braves at Nationals Park, April 6th, 2021 by All-Pro Reels Photography from District of Columbia, USA, CC BY-SA 2.0, https commons.wikimedia.org.


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