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Maya named Dominican League's top pitcher

Maya named Dominican League's top pitcher

WASHINGTON -- Nationals right-hander Yunesky Maya was named the 2010 Dominican Winter League Pitcher of the Year, while outfielder Eury Perez was the DWL Rookie of the Year.

Maya, who made his Major League debut with Washington this past season, went 4-2 with a 1.32 ERA in eight games for Leones del Escogido. He struck out 42 batters in 41 innings.

Perez, who also played for Leones, went 40-for-116 [.345] with a league-best 21 stolen bases.

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Bill Ladson is a reporter for MLB.com and writes an MLBlog, All Nats All the Time. He also could be found on Twitter @WashingNats. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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