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Braves Vs. Nationals: Lefty Reliever Mike Gonzalez Called Up For Sunday's Contest

It appears the Washington Nationals have added some left-handed help to their bullpen for Sunday's contest against the Atlanta Braves. Via William Ladson of

Gonzalez was signed in early May by Washington to add bullpen depth. The veteran 34-year-old lefty has 56 career saves and posted a 4.39 ERA in 53 1/3 innings for the Orioles and Rangers last season.

The promotion of Gonzalez likely means right-handed reliever Ryan Perry is headed down to the minors.

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