by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (5/6/2013) The Nationals assigned pitcher Bill Bray to Double-A Harrisburg Monday after a stint in extended spring training to help refine his mechanics, MASNsports.com reports. Bray, who appeared in 14 games with the Reds last season, owns an opt-out clause in his contract which reportedly takes effect in June.
Bill Bray a bullpen possibility for Nationals
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (3/20/2013) Nationals manager Davey Johnson mentioned reliever Bill Bray as a potential left-handed candidate for the bullpen, MLB.com reported.
"He's coming along," Johnson said of Bray. "He's making progress. So we'll see. But his arm strength is pretty good. It's just his release point is not what it used to be. So we're trying to stretch his arm position farther away from his body. He started tucking it and getting behind him, and that affects your command and also your velocity."
Nationals start roster trims
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (3/3/2013) The Nationals make their first round of cuts during spring training Sunday and assigned the following pitchers to their minor-league camp: Bill Bray, Brandon Mann, Will Ohman and Tanner Roark.
Nats invite five to spring training
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (1/15/2013) The Nationals announced Tuesday they signed pitchers Fernando Abad, Bill Bray, Brandon Mann and Ross Ohlendorf and infielder Will Rhymes to minor-league deals. All of them have been invited to spring training as non-roster invitees.