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Re: Follow the Prospects: Matt Cronin, LHP
« Reply #51: August 02, 2023, 04:21:37 PM »
https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2023/08/nationals-prospect-matt-cronin-back-surgery.html

TalkNats pulled Cronin making the announcement himself on his Instagram feed.

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“For those that don’t know, I had been dealing with pain in my left shoulder/arm for the last 2 years but could never seem to find anything wrong with them. That was up until about a month ago when we decided to have my spine checked out and found a large herniated disc at my C5-C6 level.”

of course, the Nats have not said anything yet, which I now believe is their policy on minor league injuries, at least until surgery. While Cronin will not pitch again this year, MLBTR suggest the Nats could free up a 40 man roster slot this season by calling him up, starting his service time, and putting him on the 60 day IL. The article notes that, despite his pain last year, he had a heck of a season at AA and AAA in 2022.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Matt Cronin, LHP
« Reply #52: November 06, 2023, 06:10:22 PM »
DFA'd to clear a 40-man slot. I assume he accepts a minor league assignment. Only threw 14.1 innings last year (at AAA) posting a 5.04 ERA / 1.88 WHIP. He's 26.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Matt Cronin, LHP
« Reply #53: Yesterday at 12:23:56 PM »
Guess who's back from the dead?

Via Nationals Player Development:

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Matt Cronin struck out four batters for a five-out save last night. Cronin has tossed 13.1 straight scoreless innings and has 16 K/1 BB in 15.1 relief innings this year.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Matt Cronin, LHP
« Reply #54: Yesterday at 12:30:37 PM »
Guess who's back from the dead?

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if there's hope for him, ma7ybe there's hope for Henry. Or Denaburg

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Matt Cronin, LHP
« Reply #55: Yesterday at 12:31:30 PM »
if there's hope for him, ma7ybe there's hope for Henry. Or Denaburg
Henry is back too

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Matt Cronin, LHP
« Reply #56: Yesterday at 12:40:53 PM »
if there's hope for him, ma7ybe there's hope for Henry. Or Denaburg
Denaburg has been quietly putting together a solid season as a reliever in Fredricksburg. Not spectacular, but at this point he just needs to show that he has something and can stay healthy.

Cronin is at A+, they need to move him up and see if he can get back to where he was