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Strasburg to Nationals on record 7-year deal

December 9, 2019

SAN DIEGO -- World Series MVP Award winner Stephen Strasburg agreed to a seven-year contract with the defending champion Nationals on Monday, the first day of the Winter Meetings in San Diego. The deal is worth a record $245 million. Strasburg’s deal -- which averages $35 million per season --

With Stras signed, can Nats still target Rendon?

December 9, 2019

SAN DIEGO -- Now that Stephen Strasburg is locked in to a seven-year, $245 million contract with the Nationals, the attention pivots to Washington's other prized free agent, third baseman Anthony Rendon. It's anyone's guess if the Nationals have a realistic chance to sign him after committing so much money

Nats inquire about trade for Bryant (sources)

2:24 AM EST

SAN DIEGO -- On Monday, the Nationals signed Stephen Strasburg to the richest pitching contract in Major League history. The reigning World Series champions likely aren’t done making major moves this winter -- even if they don’t re-sign MVP finalist Anthony Rendon to play third base. • Latest Hot Stove

Kendrick staying with Nationals (source)

December 6, 2019

WASHINGTON -- The Nationals are bringing back one of the most important hitters from their World Series run, reaching an agreement to sign veteran Howie Kendrick to a one-year contract worth $6.25 million, with a mutual option for 2021, a source told to on Friday morning. The club has

1 Winter Meetings question for every team

December 8, 2019

The Winter Meetings have arrived, and while some teams will be more active than others, each team has work to do, no matter whether it's building for the future or trying to win the World Series next year. Everybody has a full plate. As things get going in San Diego,

Bid on unique experiences for fans of every team

December 9, 2019

SAN DIEGO -- For the past eight seasons, Major League Baseball and its 30 clubs have held a unique online auction during the Winter Meetings that offers once-in-a-lifetime fan experiences, all in the name of charity. The prizes awarded go beyond the standard signed baseballs and jerseys or tickets to

Offseason checklist: Nats' needs and moves

November 3, 2019

WASHINGTON -- The Nationals won the World Series for the first time in franchise history and will quickly have to switch gears for what could be one of the most important offseasons in franchise history. To try to defend its title, Washington will have to address a few key needs,

One great free-agent signing for every club

November 16, 2019

Here's a look at the best free-agent signings for each team this century. Some of these players are still on the team, some of them provided their teams tons of value in the past, some of them are just getting warmed up. Note: For each player, the year listed is