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Nationals Designate Shairon Martis For Assignment

Shairon Martis delivers for Nats in 2009. (C.Nichols/

Today, the Washington Nationals designated RHP Shairon Martis for assignment.  The move accompanies the approval by Major League Baseball of Jerry Hairston’s 2011 contract.

Martis, 24 in March, went 8-7 with a 4.09 ERA, 1.421 WHIP, 5.9 K/9 and 3.6 BB/9 in 27 games — all starts — for Triple-A Syracuse last season.  Continue reading

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