Nats’ Taylor Jordan lands on DL with back strain

The Washington Nationals have placed right-hander Taylor Jordan

on the 15-day disabled list with a right lower back strain.

Saturday’s move comes one day after the rookie did not allow an

earned run in six innings in the Nationals’ 3-2, 10-inning loss to

the Braves. Jordan is 1-3 with a 3.65 ERA in nine starts with


The Nationals recalled outfielder Tyler Moore from Triple-A

Syracuse. Moore has hit only .151 with three homers and 14 RBIs in

42 games with Washington. He had been optioned to Syracuse on July