NOTES: MLB announced Thursday that the 2011 draft will officially begin June 6 at 7 p.m. The Nationals will be picking sixth overall and also 23rd in the first round as compensation for the Chicago White Sox signing Adam Dunn this offseason. The Nationals also will be selecting 34th overall in the compensation round, between the first and second rounds, in another pick for losing Dunn, who was a Type-A free agent. … Reliever Henry Rodriguez (neck) has completed the Double-A portion of his rehab stint, moving on to Triple-A after four innings, during which he struck out seven and walked none.
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