Nats send RHP Trevor Gott to Giants

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The day pitchers and catchers reported for spring training, the Nationals sent one pitcher away.

The Nats dealt relief pitcher Trevor Gott to the San Francisco Giants for cash considerations Wednesday.

OFFICIAL: RHP Trevor Gott acquired from Washington for cash considerations. Johnny Cueto placed on the 60-day DL.#SFGiants

— San Francisco Giants (@SFGiants) February 13, 2019

Gott, a 26-year-old right hander, appeared in 20 games during the 2018 season for the Nats recording an 0-2 record and a 5.68 ERA. Gott was never able to match the numbers he put up during his rookie season when he notched a 3.02 ERA in 47.2 innings for Los Angeles Angels. The Nationals acquired him in a deal with Michael Brady that sent Yunel Escobar to Los Angeles.

The Nationals had designated Gott for assignment to make room on their 40-man roster after signing Jeremy Hellickson.
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