Scott Hairston heading to Nats

Updated: July 8, 2013, 8:25 PM ET
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The Washington Nationals acquired veteran outfielder Scott Hairston from the Chicago Cubs for minor league pitcher Ivan Pineyro, the Cubs announced Monday.

Hairston, 33, was hitting just .172 with eight home runs and 19 RBIs in 99 at-bats this season for the Cubs. He had a pinch-hit home run during Chicago's 4-3, 11-inning victory against the Pittsburgh Pirates earlier Sunday.

Pineyro is a 21-year-old right-hander who went 6-3 with a 3.24 ERA over stints with Single-A Hagerstown ...

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