WASHINGTON – The season ended earlier this month for the Harrisburg Senators, the Double-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals.
But the year wasn’t over for two right-handed pitchers who were in the rotation late in the season for the Senators.
Jackson Tetreault, a seventh-round pick by the Nationals in 2017, made his first Triple-A appearance on Sunday for the Rochester Red Wings.
He went five scoreless innings and gave up no runs and had seven strikeouts and allowed four hits. ‘
He took over for starter Luis Reyes, who gave up three runs without recording an out in the first inning.
Harrisburg manager Tommy Shields earlier this month told Federal Baseball that an oblique issue in Spring Training delayed the start of the season for Tetreault, the 6-foot-5 hurler who turned 25 in June.
“He has been really good,” Shields, leaning against a railing during batting practice on City Island, said of Tetreault late in the Double-A season.
“He has a curveball and cutter and he has been working on a change. He has been good.”
That came after the product of the Junior College of Florida made his first start for Harrisburg on June 29.
Another right-hander who went from Harrisburg to Rochester earlier this month was Joan Adon.
Also on Sunday, outfielder Victor Robles had two hits, including a homer, a steal and scored three runs for Rochester in a 5-4 win at Worcester. He is hitting .333 for the Red Wings while Adrián Sanchez, who had two hits as well, is batting .310 for Rochester.
It is looking like Robles may end the season with the Red Wings.
Rochester and the Nationals both end the year this coming Sunday, both at home.
Wander Suero went one scoreless inning and got the win Sunday for Rochester – though he has an ERA of 8.38 with the Red Wings.
Ben Braymer and Gabe Klobosits each pitched a scoreless inning on Sunday for Rochester.