Watson, Ayala join Nationals; 2 struggling pitchers demoted
WASHINGTON -- Brandon Watson, who this week broke an International League record with a 43-game hitting streak, joined the Washington Nationals on Wednesday.
The Nationals purchased Watson's contract from Triple-A Columbus and also recalled right-handed reliever Luis Ayala from the 60-day disabled list. Ayala has been out for more than a year because of elbow reconstruction surgery. Right-hander Chris Schroder was also recalled from Columbus.
To make room, the Nationals designated ...
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