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Washington Nationals acquire Ryan Raburn from Chicago White Sox for PTBNL

The White Sox agree to trade 11-year veteran Ryan Raburn to the Nationals...

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The Washington Nationals made a deal with the Chicago White Sox on Friday to acquire outfielder Ryan Raburn.

Raburn has spent this season playing for the Charlotte Knights, the White Sox’s Triple-A organization.

Raburn was hitting .277 with three home runs and 13 RBI in 27 games. The trade came a day after former Nationals’ pitcher Lucas Giolito threw a no-hitter for the Knights.

Raburn is an 11-year major league veteran, who holds a career .253 BA to go along with 91 home runs, 352 RBIs and a .317 OBP.

Last season Raburn played 113 games with the Colorado Rockies. He hit .220, while recording nine home runs and 30 RBI.

Raburn got his baseball career started with the Detroit Tigers where he spent eight years.

After his time with the Tigers, Raburn played three years with the Cleveland Indians.

Since Chris Heisey suffered a bicep injury, there is a chance Raburn could find his way back in the big leagues and contribute to the Nationals’ bench.