Nationals agree to terms with 16 draft picks

The Nationals agreed to terms with 16 of their 61 draft picks including right-hander Trevor Holder (third round, University of Georgia), shortstop Michael Taylor (sixth round, Westminster [FL] Academy), right-handed pitcher Taylor Jordan (ninth round, Brevard [FL] Community College), outfielder Justin Bloxom (11tho round, Kansas State University), right-handed pitcher Patrick Lehman (13th round, George Washington University), outfielder Naoya Washiya (14th round, College [CA] of the Desert), shortstop Sean Nicol (16th round, University of San Diego), right-handed pitcher Frank Corolla (19th round, University of Houston), third baseman Jack Walker (20th round, Concordia [IL] University), left-handed pitcher Mitchell Clegg (21st round, University of Massachusetts), right-handed pitcher Dustin Crane (24th round, Snead [AL] State Community College), catcher Dianison Boekhoudt (Mary Carroll [TX] High), left-handed pitcher Evan Bronson (29th round, Trinity [TX] College), Rob Wort (30th round, Jefferson [Mo] College), outfielder Jay Sferra (31st round, UNLV) and right-handed pitcher Kyle Morrison (32nd round, Wagner [NY] College). 

Including Wednesday’s signing of right-handed reliever Drew Storen (10th overall selection, Stanford University), the Nationals have now agreed to terms with 17 players from the 2009 First-Year Player Draft.

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