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Dobbs accepts assignment to Triple-A

Dobbs accepts assignment to Triple-A

WASHINGTON -- More than a week after being designated for assignment, infielder Greg Dobbs will return to the Nationals organization after accepting an outright assignment to Triple-A Syracuse.

Dobbs, 36 and who needs two hits to reach 100 pinch hits in a career, was 6-for-28 [.214] with Washington with two RBIs before he was designated for assignment on June 25th.

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Dobbs joined the Nationals on May 12th after he was released by the Marlins six days before. Dobbs is best remembered for being part of a Phillies team that won a World Series title in 2008.

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

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