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Question of the Day
Nationals lose two in Rule 5
The Nationals did not select a player in the major league portion of the Rule 5 draft Thursday morning but lost Double-A outfielder Erik Komatsu to the St. Louis Cardinals and Triple-A left-hander Brad Meyers to the New York Yankees. They selected catcher Beau Seabury from the Rockies in the Triple-A portion of the draft for minor league catching depth and added right-hander Matthew Buschmann from San Diego in the Double-A round.
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