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Sioux Falls Canaries Sign Former Washington Nationals Draft Pick

The Sioux Falls Canaries are reeling a bit after the first month of the 2013 season.  Losers of four straight and six of their last seven, the Birds (12-19) are dead last in the American Association’s North Division.

Tuesday, the Canaries added a player they hope will turn things around in a hurry.

Former Washington Nationals third-round draft choice Stephen King, an infielder, has signed with Sioux Falls.  King has spent six seasons in the Nationals farm system. Last year he combined with Class A Potomac and Class AA Harrisburg to hit .248 with 24 doubles, one home run and 32 RBI.  King is a career .234 hitter in 562 professional games.

The Winter Park, Florida native was drafted by Washington in 2006 with the 91st overall pick.

The Canaries roster now stands at league maximum 22 players, as they play in Laredo Tuesday and Wednesday before traveling to El Paso Thursday to open a four-game series with the Diablos.

Canaries lose in Laredo

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