01/14/09 8:35 PM EST
Nats ink Towers to Minor League deal
Veteran right-hander gets invite to Spring Training
By Bill Ladson / MLB.com
Towers spent entire 2008 season with Triple-A Colorado Springs and went 6-7 with a 6.27 ERA in 31 games.
Towers, 31, has spent seven years in the big leagues and pitched for the Orioles and Blue Jays during that period. He is 45-55 with a 4.96 ERA during his career.
Bill Ladson is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.