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  1. AP Source: RHP Casey Janssen, Nationals agree to contractRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    AP Source: RHP Casey Janssen, Nationals agree to contract Report: Right-handed reliever Casey Janssen and the Washington Nationals have agreed to a one-year contract. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1K8u2G3 Sep 28, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Casey Janssen throws a pitch during the ninth inning in a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Rogers Centre.

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  2. Washington Nationals: Casey Janssen Provides Nats Much-Needed Bullpen HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    However, I also said that they need to improve their reliever corps to maximize their team's chances. in the offseason, and they will probably not re-sign former closer Rafael Soriano.

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  3. Cubs' Ernie Banks statue moved downtown for tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times Leader

    ... his family. A person familiar with the negotiations says right-handed reliever Casey Janssen and the Washington Nationals have agreed to a one-year contract with an option for 2016. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity ...

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  4. Nationals ink free agent reliever Casey JanssenRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | DC Pro Sports Report

    The Washington Nationals have signed free agent reliever Casey Janssen. The deal is worth $5 million and is a one-year contract.

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  5. Mets avoid arbitration with Jenrry MejiaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Rising Apple

    Sep 12, 2014; New York, NY, USA; New York Mets relief pitcher Jenrry Mejia pitches against the Washington Nationals during the ninth inning at Citi Field. The Mets won 4-3.

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  6. Matt Thornton talks Max Scherzer joining Nationals on MLB Network RadioRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Federal Baseball

    Veteran Washington Nationals' reliever Matt Thornton talked to MLB Network Radio hosts Jim Bowden and Casey Stern this afternoon about Max Scherzer joining the Nats' rotation and the "subtle" questions Scherzer asked before the deal was announced. During last week's introductory press conference in the nation's capital, new Washington Nationals ' right-hander Max Scherzer discussed reaching out to some Nats he had history with before and after his 7-year/$210M free agent deal was announced.

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  7. Former Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen signs with NationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Free-agent reliever Casey Janssen and the Washington Nationals agreed to a one-year contract with an option for 2016, a person familiar with the negotiations said Wednesday. The move is an attempt by the Nationals to add late-game relief help to their bullpen following the trade that sent eighth-inning setup man Tyler Clippard, a two-time NL All-Star, to the Oakland Athletics for infielder Yunel Escobar.

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  8. Washington Nationals Wise To Sign Casey JanssenRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Rant Sports

    On Wednesday, it was reported that the Washington Nationals agreed to a one-year, $3.5 million contract with veteran reliever Casey Janssen . The deal reportedly has a $7 million mutual option, with a $1.5 million buyout for 2016 as well.

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  9. MLB, Washington Nationals argue MASN is stalling to avoid paying NatsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Major League Baseball and the Washington Nationals in new court filings argue MASN is overreaching in its ongoing lawsuit to vacate a league ruling in favor of the Washington, D.C., club.

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  10. Nationals address bullpen, sign righty JanssenRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CBS Sports

    The Washington Nationals are an excellent and well put together baseball team. They have hands down the best starting rotation in the game to go along with an above-average offense headlined by Anthony Rendon, Ian Desmond, Jayson Werth and the over-hated Bryce Harper.

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  11. Coming to Astros Spring Training: Jeff BagwellRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Climbing Tal's Hill

    Mar 16, 2014; Kissimmee, FL, USA; Houston Astros hats and gloves sit on the top step of the dugout during the game against the Washington Nationals at Osceola County Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rob Foldy-USA TODAY Sports Bagwell last worked for the Astros in 2010 as a hitting instructor.

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  12. Nationals 9th on ESPN's Keith Law's farm system rankingsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Federal Baseball

    ... Keith Law ranked the Nats 9th on his farm system rankings. In 2013, ESPN.com's Keith Law ranked the Washington Nationals no.21 overall in the majors on his yearly list of the top farm systems in baseball, noting that after a strong Top 5, there was ...

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  13. Washington Nationals sign ex-Blue Jays closer Casey JanssenRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    The Washington Nationals signed former Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen to a one-year contract Wednesday. During his three seasons as closer with the Toronto Blue Jays, all Casey Janssen heard was how he wasn't suited for the role.

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  14. Nationals News: Nats Sign Casey JanssenRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Teddy Never Wins

    ... The Toronto Blue Jays won 6-5. Mandatory Credit: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports It turns out that Washington Nationals' general manager Mike Rizzo wasn't done in terms of big moves this offseason. After addressing the rotation with the signing of ...

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  15. Report: Nationals Sign RHP Casey Janssen to One-year DealRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) WASHINGTON (CBSDC) - The Washington Nationals have signed free agent right-handed reliever Casey Janssen to a one-year deal, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. ...

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  16. Washington Nationals: Why Tyler Clippard trade could be a huge lossRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Isportsweb.com

    The Washington Nationals have come to be known as a top pitching team in the major leagues and the 2015 season will be no exception. With the recent arrival of pitcher Max Scherzer, the starting rotation of Nationals pitchers is arguably the best in the league.

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  17. Casey Janssen leaves Blue Jays for Nationals: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | CBC News

    Casey Janssen, right, reportedly has signed a one-year free-agent contract with the Washington Nationals after saving 25 games for the Blue Jays last season. The 33-year-old free-agent right-hander reportedly has agreed to a one-year contract with the Washington Nationals.

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  18. Source: Janssen, Nats agree to 1-year dealRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Washington Nationals

    Two weeks after trading dependable setup man Tyler Clippard , the Nationals filled a hole in their bullpen by agreeing to a one-year contract with free agent Casey Janssen on Wednesday, a source confirmed to MLB.com. The deal, which the club has not confirmed, guarantees Janssen $5 million, including a buyout for a 2016 mutual option, according to FOXSports.com.

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  19. What does Max Scherzer's contract mean for Johnny Cueto?Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Red Reporter

    ... of Red Reporter, and I sincerely apologize. If you hadn't heard, Max Scherzer signed with the Washington Nationals for 7 years and $210 million dollars. That's a ton of money. The Nationals did structure the deal so it doesn't affect their payroll ...

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  20. If You Tax It Will They Change?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | TaxVox

    "There's no tax-driven move in baseball!" At least not for ace starting pitcher Max Scherzer. He recently signed to play for the Washington Nationals for $210 million and there's been speculation that DC's tax laws helped seal the deal.

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