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  1. Washington Nationals Rumors: Giants reportedly sign Mark Melancon; Where do Nationals turn?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Federal Baseball

    ... not entirely clear what the Nationals will do to put a wedge in what seems to be a revolving door at closer. Shawn Kelley (seven saves in nine opportunities and 13 holds last season) could be promoted to the role, though past injury issues are a ...

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  2. Reports: Mark Melancon to the San Francisco GiantsRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... like the Kansas City Royals' Wade Davis are rumored to be available. Closer options on the roster are limited. Shawn Kelley could be a choice, if what drove him off the mound in his final appearance does not become a problem, which the Nationals ...

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  3. Nats have options with Melancon off the tableRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Washington Nationals

    ... could turn to someone already on their roster to fill in as closer, even if the options are lacking experience. Shawn Kelley is coming off a strong season in which he struck out 12.4 batters per nine innings, the highest of his career, while also ...

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  4. Winter meeting: Andrew McCutchen, Chris Sale, Mark Melancon key to NationalsRead the original story

    Sunday | Washington Times

    ... Melancon, 31, is likely seeking a four-year contract, not two. Closer options on the roster are limited. Shawn Kelley could be a choice, if what drove him off the mound in his final appearance does not become a problem, which the Nationals have said ...

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  5. Derek Norris on trade to Nationals: a Ita s 100 percent a great thingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 3 | The Washington Post

    ... pick up a few tips here and there on how to be an NL MVP or something." Norris also played with right-hander Shawn Kelley in San Diego and was in spring training with Trea Turner in 2014 during Turner's strange period in limbo as the player to be ...

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  6. Washington Nationals Free Agent Profile: Santiago CasillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Teddy Never Wins

    ... from Kansas City. But, I think the Nats have better options internally with Koda Glover , Blake Treinen , or Shawn Kelley (filled in for Jonathan Papelbon last season). It wouldn't be a bad idea for the Washington Nationals to give Casilla a ...

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  7. Where Are They Now?: The Yankees' 2015 Rule 5 protected playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 19 | YESNetwork

    ... in four starts and one relief appearance. RHP JOHNNY BARBATO WHERE HE CAME FROM : Acquired from the Padres (for Shawn Kelley) in December 2014, Barbato pitched his way onto the 40-man roster with a very strong finish in 2015. He was a ...

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  8. Should the Nationals spend big to improve their bullpen?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | The Washington Post

    ... of relief experience, and both showed continued improvement. The Nationals blended that with the experience of Shawn Kelley, who had what might have been the best season of his career, to provide a far more stable late-inning corps than they ...

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  9. Washington Nationals Rumors: Where will Nats' GM Mike Rizzo find his next closer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 13 | Federal Baseball

    ... closers available this winter? Which in-house options would the Nats turn to? Blake Treinen? Koda Glover? Shawn Kelley? NOTES: Elsewhere in the Boston Globe article, Cafardo quotes Rizzo talking about the possibility of signing Bryce Harper to a ...

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  10. Washington Nationals: Grading Shawn Kelley's 2016 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 12 | Teddy Never Wins

    In the first year of his three-year deal, Shawn Kelley made some great contributions to the Washington Nationals bullpen in 2016 Last offseason, the Washington Nationals signed Shawn Kelley to a three-year, $15 million deal as part of their bullpen makeover. While Daniel Murphy ended up being the Nats best free agent signing last winter, Kelley is not that far behind as he filled in during the season as closer and he was one of their best relievers down the stretch.

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  11. Could Nats roll dice on a top-tier closer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 8 | Washington Nationals

    ... the progression last year." He ticks off the arms that impressed him in 2016: Blake Treinen , Sammy Solis and Shawn Kelley . There's more pitching depth in the Minor Leagues. In other words, Rizzo might have an internal option. "We would like to ...

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  12. Why is Nationals GM speculating about Yoenis Cespedes fit?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 8 | New York Post

    ... or the buck." With Mark Melancon a free agent, the defending NL East champs also want to add a reliever to join Shawn Kelley, Sammy Solis and Blake Treinen to form the late-game nucleus.

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  13. Will Nationals' reliever Shawn Kelley be healthy and ready for season No. 2 in D.C.?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Federal Baseball

    Shawn Kelley signed with Washington as a free agent last December, agreeing on a 3-year/$15M deal after a 1.0 fWAR 2015 campaign in San Diego which saw him put up a 2.45 ERA, a 2.57 FIP, 15 walks and 63 Ks in 53 appearances and 51 a..." innings pitched. "Kelley is another aggressive right-handed pitcher that attacks hitters," Nationals' GM Mike Rizzo told reporters shortly after the deal was announced.

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  14. Nationals expect Strasburg, Kelley to be 'full-go' for spring trainingRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | Washington Times

    General manager Mike Rizzo didn't have many updates Thursday during a conference call with reporters, but Nats fans will like what he did have: Right-handed pitcher Stephen Strasburg will be "full-go" during the offseason and into spring training. Same with right-handed reliever Shawn Kelley, Rizzo said.

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  15. Washington Nationals Will Chase Mark MelanconRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2016 | Teddy Never Wins

    ... attempt to ring in their stoppers earlier in the game. This, in the Nationals case, puts greater pressure on Shawn Kelley or Blake Treinen to get those last three outs if a Melancon pitches the sixth to stifle a rally. It will take one case of a ...

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  16. Turner's role among questions for '17Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Washington Nationals

    ... another strength for Washington with the emergence of Sammy Solis and strong seasons from Blake Treinen and Shawn Kelley . Rzepczynski was another solid in-season addition via trade, but he will also be a free agent. Oliver Perez is under contract ...

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  17. Mark Melancon, other top-tier closers will cost NationalsRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... Papelbon (19), Melancon (17). Almost annually, it's someone new. Options on the roster to close are limited. Shawn Kelley could be a consideration, if what drove him off the mound in his final appearance does not turn out to be major arm damage. ...

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  18. Nationals positional review, part 2: The bullpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... appearances. Sammy Solis (2.41 ERA), when healthy, is a power lefty that can get both lefties and righties out. Shawn Kelley held off an injury scare until the very end to become the main set-up man - and fill in at closer when needed - and recorded ...

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  19. Nats digest another early playoff exitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... Rzepczynski can become free agents (as can catcher Wilson Ramos , who had right knee surgery Friday). Setup man Shawn Kelley left Game 5 with numbness in his throwing hand. While the bullpen was spotless through three games against the Dodgers, it ...

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  20. For 3rd time in 5 years, Nats must move on from NLDS exitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... Rzepczynski can become free agents (as can catcher Wilson Ramos , who had right knee surgery Friday). Setup man Shawn Kelley left Game 5 with numbness in his throwing hand. While the bullpen was spotless through three games against the Dodgers, it ...

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