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Nationals load up in bullpen with Rafael Soriano for two years,…

Nationals load up in bullpen with Rafael Soriano for two years, $28 million

yahoo.com ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Jan 15, 2013
The Washington Nationals obviously feel like there's more than one way to build a pitching staff. Unable to make a huge splash with Zack Greinke and unwilling to meet the demands of several left-handed relievers on the free-agent market, the Nats made a…
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  • Braves head toward arbitration with six

    Braves head toward arbitration with six

    MLB.com Jan 15, 2013
    Jason Heyward, Kris Medlen and Jonny Venters, three of six Braves who have filed for salary arbitration, are set to gain significant raises as they enter the process for the first time.
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  • Rizzo builds Nationals into near-flawless contender

    Rizzo builds Nationals into near-flawless contender

    MLB.com Jan 15, 2013
    Nationals GM Mike Rizzo has constructed a roster that's close to perfect, and now he's about to turn it over to a manager, Davey Johnson, with one of the best winning percentages in history.
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  • Marlins ink Green to Minors deal with spring invite

    Marlins ink Green to Minors deal with spring invite

    MLB.com Jan 15, 2013
    Nick Green, who was with the organization in 2012, has agreed to a Minor League deal with an invitation to Spring Training. The 34-year-old will have an excellent chance to win the utility infielder role, with the Marlins' 40-man roster thin on middle i…
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  • Video - Soriano Agrees To Deal With Nationals 03:03

    Soriano Agrees To Deal With Nationals

    Jan 15
    Source: Rafael Soriano and the Nationals have agreed to a two-year, $28 million deal with a third-year vesting option for $14 million.

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