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New Man

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Since reworking his arsenal in the middle of last season, righthander Erik Arnesen has been a changed man. A 17th-round pick in 2006 out of Division III Grove City (Pa.), where he pitched for four years, Arnesen reached high Class A last season and won the Carolina League title-clinching game for Potomac.

Majors | #2009#Organization Reports#Washington Nationals

Winter To Remember

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Before Ponce brought in reinforcements for the Caribbean Series, 22-year-old righthanded reliever Chris Lugo enjoyed an unforgettable postseason outing. He pitched 2 2/3 perfect innings in his one Puerto Rican League playoff appearance, and more significantly he had that success with Ivan Rodriguez as his catcher.

Majors | #2009#Organization Reports#Washington Nationals