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WASHINGTON - Brandon Snyder, 33, was drafted as a catcher out of Westfield High School in Northern Virginia in 2005 by the Baltimore Orioles.

Fifteen years later, after a career that included stops with five Major League teams playing first, third, and outfield, Snyder returned to catching more on a regular basis this summer as part of the 60-player pool for the Washington Nationals.

“He put himself in the conversation to catch more,” Mark Scialabba, Assistant General Manager, Player Development, told Federal Baseball on Monday.

“This was a great opportunity for him.