Luis Atilano gets his first start tonight at Nationals Park. He's a former sandwich-round draft pick of the Atlanta Braves. He's known as a strike-thrower without overpowering stuff and strong groundball tendencies. He's a pure Mike Rizzo Special.(Random trivia: Atilano was the Braves' compensatory pick for the loss of free agent Tom Glavine, and the next two players drafted that year were Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Adam Jones. Atilano went 35th overall. The Expos pick that year at #20 overall was Chad Cordero. The Nationals acquired him in a trade for Daryle Ward while Atilano was recovering from Tommy John surgery in 2007.)You may not have heard of him before this week, but Atilano's got some upside. He's a pretty big guy (6'2", 220) who obviously was considered a prospect when the...

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