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The Washington Nationals have reached an agreement with pitcher Luis Perdomo on a minor league deal with an invitation to Spring Training. Perdomo, who spent the 2023 season in Japan, has previous experience playing in the MLB with the San Diego Padres.
The Nationals are in agreement with Luis Perdomo on a minor league deal with a Spring Training invite, reports Robert Murray of FanSided ( X link). The right-hander returns to the affiliated ranks after spending the 2023 season in Japan.
Perdomo, who is 30 years old, was originally a Rule 5 pick by the Padres in 2016 and has played in parts of six MLB seasons. He had his best year in 2019 when he moved to the bullpen and posted a 4.00 ERA in 72 innings pitched. However, his time in San Diego came to an end after he underwent Tommy John surgery in late 2020 and was released by the team.
Perdomo, 30, has appeared in parts of six big league campaigns. The bulk of that experience came with the Padres, who carried him as a Rule 5 pick in 2016. Perdomo got a decent amount of run as a starter with San Diego early in his career. He moved to the bullpen by 2019 and turned in the best year of his career, working to an even 4.00 ERA through 72 innings.