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07/28/2006 6:15 PM ET
Nationals acquire pitching prospect Shairon Martis from Giants in exchange for Mike Stanton
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The Washington Nationals today acquired 19 year-old right-handed pitcher Shairon Martis from the San Francisco Giants in exchange for left-handed pitcher Mike Stanton. Nationals Vice President and General Manager Jim Bowden made the announcement.

Martis was 6-4 with a 3.64 ERA (31 ER/76.2 IP) in 15 starts for Augusta of the Single-A South Atlantic League at the time of the trade. Martis allowed two runs or less in five of his final seven starts with Augusta, including a trio of start in which he worked at least 5.0 innings and did not allow a run.

Rated among the Giants' top 30 prospects according to Baseball America, Martis has averaged 8.9 strikeouts per 9.0 innings during his nearly three-year professional career, during which he is 12-8 with a 2.59 ERA (52 ER/181.0 IP) in 40 career games (32 starts). A native of Curacao, Martis posted sub-2.00 ERAs in both 2004 and 2005.

Stanton, 39, went 3-5 with a 4.47 ERA in 56 appearances for Washington in 2006.

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