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Nationals | Rijo takes leave of absence

Jose Rijo, who has worked for the Washington Nationals since 2005 as a special assistant to the general manager, has taken a leave of absence from the team, according to Chico Harlan of The Washington Post. "I just feel like I'm too much of a distraction right now," he said. "And I want the team to be able to concentrate." There is no timetable for his return.

2009-02-21 10:49:58 | Source:

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