The Washington Times - April 15, 2011, 08:12PM

The Nationals held a moment of silence before tonight’s game for 18-year-old Dominican Academy shortstop Yewri Guillen, who passed away this morning of bacterial meningitis.

Guillen was one of 16 international prospects the Nationals agreed to terms with this past February.

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The media is scheduled to meet with general manager Mike Rizzo following tonight’s game with the Brewers. 

More information to come.