Washington, D.C -- Osage City's , Blake Treinen made his Major League debut with the Washington Nationals on April 12th. He has made four big league appearances, including one start on May 6th.
Since then, he was optioned back to Triple-A Syracuse, however the Nationals plan to recall the right-hander on Thursday, May 22nd.
Treinen will replace Gio Gonzalez in the starting rotation. Thursday's appearance against Pittsburgh will mark his second major league start.