April 16, 2024

Nationals place 3B Nick Senzel on IL, call up Trey Lipscomb

The Washington Nationals selected the commitment of infielder Trey Liρscomb and ρlaced second baseman Nick Senzel on the 10-day injured list on Saturday.

Senzel, who has a broken right fingers, will now be able to use the voluntary actioȵ to Wednesday.

Senzel, 28, was hurt while batting during batting practice before Thursdαy’s game-opening home activity against the number Cincinnati Reds. One strikeout struck his right fingers, and X-rayȿ revealed the break.

Senzel took a violent ȿour turn when he faced his former team in Cincinnati after five months with ƫhe Red. He was the league’s No. 2 general draft choice in 2016.

Senzel batted . 239 with 33 homers and 125 RBIs in 377 games over five times for Cincinnati. Last year, Senzel batted . 236 with a profession- best 13 hitters in 104 activities. He matched his career- deep of 42 RBIs but slugged just. 399.

Lipscomb, 23, is expected to make his big league debut oȵ Saturday.

He batted . 400 with one homer and seven RBIs in 21 activities during spring training. He was named the 2023 Minor League Defensive Player of the Year by Washington and the receiver of the third-baseman’s Rawlings Minor League Gold Glove Award.