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Bergmann to be called up from Syracuse [update]

The Nationals have decided to bring up right-hander Jason Bergmann from Triple-A Syracuse after Saturday’s game against the Braves. It will be Bergmann’s third stint in the big leagues this season.

Bergmann, who has a 6.91 ERA in 14 games, will be a middle reliever. The Nationals want Bergmann to throw more strikes than he did in the past.

The Nationals also designated Jesus Colome for assignment. He had a 8.40 ERA in 15 games. On Friday, Colome gave up a three-run homer to Braves utility man Brooks Conrad in the seventh inning.             

Nationals injury report

Nationals manager Manny Acta said right-hander Jesus Colome will be available to pitch on Sunday even though he suffered a right quad strain the day before. It helped that Colome had a bullpen session in front of Acta and acting general manager Mike Rizzo and didn’t feel any pain.    

In fact, Colome entered the game in the sixth inning against the Blue Jays and didn’t allow a run.   

Outfielder Roger Bernadina, on the disabled list because of  a right fractured ankle, is no longer wearing a walking boot and started to playing catch on Saturday.

Rizzo said Bernadina will need a significant amount of at-bats before he returns to the Major Leagues. That return could be sometime in September.      

Jesus Colome injures right quad

Nationals right-hander Jesus Colome left Saturday’s game against the Blue Jays because of a right quad strain. He is listed as day to day.   

After walking Adam Lind in the 11th inning, Colome walked off the mound in pain. Manager Manny Acta and head athletic trainer Lee Kuntz came to his aid. About two minutes later. Colome went into the dugout on his own power.

Colome is expected to go to the hospital to see how serious the injury is. 

“It pinched me a little bit. I think I will be OK tomorrow,” he said.        

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