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Danny Hultzen, a Bethesda native and former Virginia star, is 1-1 with a 5.25 ERA since being promoted to Triple-A Tacoma by the Seattle Mariners. Hultzen was the No. 2 overall pick in last year's Major League Baseball draft. (Ingrid Barrentine/Special to The Washington Times)

Danny Hultzen, a Bethesda native and former Virginia star, is 1-1 with a 5.25 ERA since being promoted to Triple-A Tacoma by the Seattle Mariners. Hultzen was the No. 2 overall pick in last year's Major League Baseball draft. (Ingrid Barrentine/Special to The Washington Times)

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