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Lucas Giolito to have elbow checked

Updated: August 20, 2012, 3:31 PM ET
By Keith Law | ESPN.com

Right-hander Lucas Giolito, the Washington Nationals' first pick in the first-year player draft, has reinjured his elbow and will be evaluated this week to determine the extent of the injury, a team spokesperson said.

The pitcher will be examined by orthopedic specialist Dr. Lewis Yocum.

Giolito was the 16th overall pick in this year's draft out of Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles. He chose to sign with the Nationals for a $2.925 million bonus, turning down a scholarship to pitch ...

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