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Anthony Rendon signs 7-year, $245 million deal with Angels
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Chris Lingebach
December 11, 2019 - 11:53 pm
By the time you read this, it will already be too late.
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Nats should be aggressively pursuing 'Plan B' to Rendon
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The Fan News Desk
December 11, 2019 - 9:13 am
The Nats are exploring all options at third base in the event Rendon signs elsewhere. And for good reason. Chances of Strasburg successfully luring Rendon back to D.C. are slim to none, Rick Snider says.
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Nationals' Anthony Rendon hoists the Commissioners Trophy after winning World Series.
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Rick Snider
December 09, 2019 - 4:52 pm
Why not both? Re-signing Stephen Strasburg and Anthony Rendon should not be an either/or situation for the Nationals, Rick Snider writes.
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john-healy
December 09, 2019 - 3:54 pm
Stephen Strasburg was the first big name to strike a deal at the MLB Winter Meetings and it did not disappoint. The 31-year-old reigning World Series MVP is returning to the Washington Nationals on a reported seven-year, $245 million contract. It is the largest pitching contract ever, surpassing...
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Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg delivers the pitch against the Houston Astros during the World Series.
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Ben Krimmel
December 09, 2019 - 2:59 pm
The 2019 World Series MVP is staying in Washington: Nationals have re-signed Stephen Strasburg to a monster seven-year deal, according to multiple reports.
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john-healy
December 09, 2019 - 9:31 am
The dominoes are slowly beginning to fall into place this MLB offseason. Many notable free agents, such as Zack Wheeler and Yasmani Grandal , have already secured new deals while the top free agents are next to go. Unlike last winter, things appear to be moving a little more quickly on the free...
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tim-kelly
December 09, 2019 - 8:00 am
Anthony Rendon couldn't have had a better contract year. In his age-29 season, Rendon slashed .319/.412/.598 with 34 home runs, 126 RBIs and a 7.0 fWAR. Rendon was an All-Star for the first time in 2019, and finished third in National League MVP voting. Most notably, Rendon helped the Nationals to...
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 Washington Nationals owner Mark Lerner during workouts before the All-Star Game.
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The Fan News Desk
December 06, 2019 - 3:30 pm
Mark Lerner says Nationals can only afford one of Stephen Strasburg or Anthony Rendon. He was wrong to say that, Grant Paulsen and Danny Rouhier argue.
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Nationals' Howie Kendrick holds the Commissioner's Trophy during a parade to celebrate the Washington Nationals World Series victory.
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Ben Krimmel
December 06, 2019 - 10:37 am
Howie Kendrick, who won the NLCS MVP and put the Nationals up in Game 7 of the World Series, will return to Washington for the 2020 season on a one-year deal.
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Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg high-fives third baseman Anthony Rendon after scoring.
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Ben Krimmel
December 06, 2019 - 9:01 am
Washington Nationals principal owner says the team can only afford to re-sign one of two key free agents from the World Series-winning team: Either Anthony Rendon or Stephen Strasburg.
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