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Things might not be rosy in Washington, however the Nationals High-A ball affiliate had an excellent season that culminated having a Carolina League championship title. The Potomac Nationals crushed the Myrtle Beach Salomon Speedcross 3 CS Women Pelicans by scoring 35 runs in four games. With any luck, one or two people in the Potomac offence will develop and begin driving in runs for Washington soon.

Truth be told, though, many of the players that had a large series project as future bench players, including Boomer Whiting (who hit .375 in the playoffs). The speedy outfielder split the growing season between two A-ball affiliates and hit .270/.370/.342 in 374 at-bats. He stole 47 bases, salomon Speedcross 4 walked 52 times with 64 strikeouts, and scored 77 runs. Unfortunately, Whiting, 24, hit just 16 extra base hits all season.

Infielder Daniel Lyons (.300) also had a nice series at the top of the order and scored a handful of runs. Like Whiting, Lyons split the 2008 regular season between both A- salomon Speedcross 3 Men ball affiliates and hit .272/.392/.405 with 23 stolen bases, 77 walks with 96 strikeouts, and scored 83 runs. He's a bit more sock in the bat and banged out 43 extra base hits, including 30 doubles.

Jhonatan Solano, ordinarily a defensive-minded catcher, earned MVP honors within the series for batting .429 with two homers, four RBI and five runs scored. Overall in the playoffs, he hit .346. On the season, the 22-year-old hit .250/.312/.350 with five homers in 280 at-bats. Solano could make the salomon Kids Running Shoes Majors as a back-up catcher based solely on his receiving skills, positive attitude and limitle s energy.