Jesus Colome Rumors

Jesus Colome Becomes A Free Agent

Jesus Colome, who was just designated for assignment by the Nationals, has chosen to become a free agent, according to Pete McElroy of The 31-year-old allowed nearly two baserunners per inning with the Nats for an ERA of 8.40 with 12 strikeouts.

Yesteday Colome's former teammate Kip Wells also chose free agency after being designated for assignment by the Nats.

Nationals DFA Jesus Colome

According to the Associated Press, via, the Nationals have designated right-handed reliever Jesus Colome for assignment.

Colome, 31, had an 8.40 ERA, 1.93 WHIP and 12/6 K/BB ratio in 15 innings of relief for the Nats this season.  He allowed 29 total baserunners during his short time in Washington and will either be traded, released or outrighted to Triple-A Syracuse within the next 10 days.  We're thinking he probably won't draw much interest on the trading block.