Former Nationals catcher Kurt Suzuki has joined the Twins on a one-year deal, a day after Minnesota traded Ryan Doumit to the Braves.
Elijah Dukes, once a promising Nats prospect, was arrested again on Thursday, this time with a warrant charging him with violating his probation.
The Washington Nationals made coaching changes throughout their minor league organization today, starting with a new manager in Syracuse.
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Manuel will likely rejoin the team to help with "minor league hitting instruction, scouting and public relations."