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Nats prospect Atilano named Carolina League Pitcher of the Week

Potomac Nationals RHP Luis Atilano was selected as the Pitcher of the Week for the Carolina League for the period of July 21-27 after allowing just two hits over 10 innings split between two starts.

The right-hander, a member of the Washington Nationals’ Class A affiliate, is 4-0 with a 2.39 ERA in 10 appearances, six of them starts, and his batting average against is a sparse .202.

Acquired in 2006 from the Braves, the 23-year-old Atilano becomes the fifth Potomac player to garner Player or Pitcher of the Week honors. Right-hander Jordan Zimmerman, outfielders Edgardo Baez and Marvin Lowrance and infielder/outfielder Leonard Davis have also brought home the award for Potomac — all four have been promoted through the system since.

–Zachary Osterman