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The Nationals have signed Minor League left-handed pitcher Bobby Bramhall to a Minor League contract.
The #Nats have signed LHP Bobby Bramhall to a Minor League deal.#MLB
Bramhall, age 27, pitched in the Miami Marlins' system last year for Double-A Jacksonville of the Southern League, and pitched 2/3 of an inning for Triple-A New Orleans and 3 1/3 innings for High-A Jupiter. For Jacksonville, he posted an ERA of 3.23, striking out 61 batters and walking 18 in 61.1 innings pitched.
Bramhall was originally an 18th round pick in the 2007 Amateur Draft by the Milwaukee Brewers. He played in their Minor League system until 2010. He was selected out of Rice University and pitched as high as Double-A for the Brewers.
Bramhall did not play in the Minor Leagues in 2011, after throwing 91 innings for the Brewers organization.
The report made no mention of an invite to Major League camp.