Rafael Soriano News Archive
Soriano had a perfect ninth inning during Thursday's non-save situation at Miami.
Soriano got the call in the ninth inning Monday to protect a four run lead, but coughed up two runs on two hits and a walk while recording just two outs.
Soriano pitched the eighth inning in Wednesday's loss to the Braves, giving up two hits in a scoreless frame while striking out one.
Soriano threw a bullpen session on Monday and felt he was better able to keep the ball down in the strike zone, the Washington Post reports.
Nationals manager Matt Williams said Saturday that the team will go without a set closer for the time being, Dan Kolko of MASNsports.com reports.
When asked about the closer situation after Friday's extra-inning loss to the Phillies, Nationals manager Matt Williams said, "We'll address it, yeah. We need to address it," the Washington Post reports.
Soriano allowed three runs while retiring two batters and blowing a save opportunity Friday against the Phillies.
Soriano allowed an unearned run Wednesday afternoon en route to his sixth blown save of the season.
Soriano notched the save Saturday against the Mariners, giving up two hits but no runs while adding a strikeout.
Soriano pitched the ninth inning in a non-save situation Friday, giving up one run on three hits and striking out one.