Former Cincinnati Reds all-star pitcher Jose Rijo has been indicted on charges of laundering money for an alleged drug trafficker, prosecutors said Monday.
Washington Nationals General Manager Jim Bowden resigned Sunday, saying he didn't want to be a distraction to the team.
The Washington Nationals have fired Jose Rijo, special assistant to general manager Jim Bowden, after an embarrassing report about prospect Esmailyn Gonzalez.
Veteran righthander Jose Rijo of Cincinnati is pondering retirement.
Jose Rijo, who was attempting to secure a bullpen role with the Cincinnati Reds this spring, will undergo right elbow surgery soon.
The Cincinnati Reds placed lefthander Gabe White on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a broken toe in his right foot and activated righthander Jose Rijo.
Jose Rijo worked five strong innings on his 37th birthday and rookie Austin Kearns belted a two-run homer as the Cincinnati Reds coasted to a 5-0 victory over t
Jose Rijo made it all the way back to the major leagues last season. Now he will be staying there.
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