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4 Washington Nationals
Bill Syken
April 03, 2006
D.C.'s club will go only as far as its two workhorses carry it
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April 03, 2006

4 Washington Nationals

D.C.'s club will go only as far as its two workhorses carry it

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NICK JOHNSON
B-T L
PVR 138
BA .289
HR 15
RBI 74
SB 3

BRIAN SCHNEIDER
B-T L-R
PVR 222
BA .268
HR 10
RBI 44
SB 1

BENCH
MARLON BYRD
B-T R
PVR 320
BA .266
HR 2
RBI 26
SB 5

MARLON ANDERSON [New acquisition]
B-T L-R
PVR 354
BA .264
HR 7
RBI 19
SB 6

[This article contains tables. Please see hard copy or pdf.]

ROTATION

BULLPEN

New acquisition
(R) Rookie
B-T: Bats-throws
WHIP: Walks plus hits per inning pitched
PVR: Player Value Ranking (explanation on page 59)

ON DECK
coming to a ballpark near you this summer ...

The bullpen took a hit this spring when workhorse setup man Luis Ayala suffered a season-ending elbow injury while pitching for Mexico in the World Baseball Classic. That will likely accelerate 22-year-old Bill Bray's ascent to the majors. Washington's first-round draft pick in 2004, the lefty with the late-breaking curve struck out 49 in 40 innings combined as a late-inning reliever last season, when he climbed from Class A to Triple A.

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