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John Lannan asks Nats for trade

Updated: April 5, 2012, 1:33 PM ET
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WASHINGTON -- Left-hander John Lannan asked the Washington Nationals for a trade after they demoted him to Triple-A Syracuse, and he declared in an email sent to reporters on Wednesday: "I believe that I belong in a big-league rotation."

Under the subject line, "Thoughts on announcement of being optioned," Lannan wrote that he told general manager Mike Rizzo "a trade would be the best solution for everyone in both the short and long term."

"I am certainly disappointed in the ...

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