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Thursday, December 19, 2013

A’s acquire Corey Brown from Nationals

Corey Brown was designated for assignment by the Nationals last week and today they traded the 27-year-old outfielder to the A’s for cash considerations.


Saturday, December 07, 2013

MASN: Nationals sign Nate McLouth to 2yr/$10.75 million deal

The Nats also have a club option for 2016 at $6.5 million on this deal but I’ll eat my topsiders if they end up exercising it.

Mike Rizzo got his experienced starter in Doug Fister earlier this week. Now he has his left-handed-hitting reserve outfielder in Nate McLouth.

The Nationals have signed McLouth to a two-year contract, a source confirms, giving the Nats their fourth outfielder, one who can play any outfield spot and has a little bit of pop from the left side of the plate.

FOXSports.com was the first to report the signing, and according to the Baltimore Sun, McLouth will get $10.75 million over the two-year deal. [...]

The Nationals came into this offseason looking to bolster their bench, add more of a left-handed presence and get a solid defensive outfielder.

They paid nearly $5.5 million per season to get McLouth for two years, but get a guy off the bench who is a bit of a threat from the left side of the plate, gets on base at a decent rate, is defensively versatile in the outfield and has good speed.

Funny market.

Esoteric Posted: December 07, 2013 at 12:36 PM | 6 comment(s)
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