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7/7/2013 1:16 P.M. ET

Nationals place LHP Ross Detwiler on DL

The Washington Nationals today placed left-handed pitcher Ross Detwiler on the 15-Day Disabled List, retroactive to July 4, with a low back strain. Nationals Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement.

Detwiler, 27, is 2-7 with a 4.04 ERA in 13 starts with Washington this season. 

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