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Harrisburg has awesome roster

Look at this roster for Double A Harrisburg. It’s awesome. Manager Matt LeCroy has a lot to work with this year.

Pitchers

Aaron Barrett

Brian Broderick

Caleb Clay

Paul Demny

Marcos Frias

Trevor Holder

Neil Holland

Nathan Karns

Ian Krol

Pat Lehman

Matt Swynenberg

Blake Treinen

Rob Wort

Catchers

Jeff Howell

Sandy Leon

Kris Watts

Infielders

Rick Hague

Josh Johnson

Joe Lozada

Sean Nicol

Anthony Rendon

Matt Skole

Outfielders

Justin Bloxom

Brian Goodwin

Destin Hood

Steven Souza

Nationals name 3B Skole, RHP Karns as Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year

By Mike Fiammetta / MLB.com

WASHINGTON — Before opening a four-game series with the Cubs on Monday, the Nationals announced third baseman Matthew Skole as their Minor League Player of the Year and right-hander Nathan Karns their Minor League Pitcher of the Year.

Skole batted .292 with 27 home runs and 104 RBI in 118 games for Single-A Hagerstown and Advanced-A Potomac. Those 27 home runs led the South Atlantic  League, were most among Nationals prospects and third among all of Class-A Minor League Baseball. A native of Woodstock, Georgia, Skole was selected in the fifth round of the 2011 First-Year Player Draft out of Georgia Tech.

Karns, 24, was 11-4 on the year, posting an organizational-best 2.17 ERA (28 earned runs in 116 innings pitched) in 24 games with Hagerstown and Potomac. A 6-foot-5, 230-pound pitcher, Karns’ 11 wins were second most among Nats farmhands. A native of Arlington, Texas, Karns was selected in the 12th round of the 2009 First-Year Player Draft out of Texas Tech University.

Both players will be honored for their accomplishments throughout the 2012 season during an on-field ceremony prior to Friday’s 7:05 p.m. game against the Marlins.

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