Nationals agree to terms with 22 players taken in draft

The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with 22 players selected in the 2013 First-Year Player Draft: right-handed pitcher Jacob Johansen (second round), third baseman Drew Ward (third round), right-handed pitcher Austin Voth (fifth round), third baseman/catcher Cody Gunter (sixth round), first baseman Jimmy Yezzo (seventh round), left-handed pitcher David Napoli (eighth round), right-handed pitcher Jake Joyce (ninth round), shortstop Brennan Middleton (10th round), shortstop David Masters (14th round), center fielder William Ballou (15th round), left-handed pitcher Cory Bafidis (18th round), left-handed pitcher Niko Spezial (19th round), left-handed pitcher Justin Thomas (21st round), shortstop Cody Dent (22nd round), right fielder Garrett Gordon (23rd round), right-handed pitcher Matt DeRosier (24th round), left-handed pitcher Travis Ott (25th round), left-handed pitcher Joey Webb (28th round), right-handed pitcher Michael Sylvestri (29th round), right-handed pitcher Ryan Ullman (30th round), shortstop Willie Medina (31st round), left-handed pitcher Jake Walsh (34th round).

Nationals Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo, Nationals Assistant General Manager & Vice President of Player Personnel Roy Clark and Nationals Director of Scouting Kris Kline made the joint announcement.