Apr 24, 2010, 5:02 PM EDT
Left-hander Aaron Thompson, a rising prospect in the Nationals’ farm system, has been promoted from Class AA Harrisburg to Class AAA Syracuse.
Acquired from the Marlins last summer for first baseman Nick Johnson, Thompson impressed club officials this spring, posting a 1.42 ERA in three appearances. He’s seen as a strong candidate to reach the majors before season’s end.
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