Washington, DC (Sports Network) - The Washington Nationals reinstated
shortstop Ian Desmond from the 15-day disabled list Friday.
Desmond, who has been sidelined since July 21 with a left oblique strain, is
batting .286 with a career-high 17 home runs and 53 RBI through 89 games this
Washington designated infielder Cesar Izturis for assignment to make room on
Izturis went 2-for-4 with a double in five games for Washington this season.
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