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The Houston Astros have agreed to a minor league deal with right-handed pitcher Livan Hernandez.The 36-year-old was invited to spring training.Hernandez is a former World Series MVP and was the opening day starter for the Washington Nationals last season.He went 8-13 with a 4.47 ERA in 29 games for the Nationals last year.
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Pitcher John Lannan and the Washington Nationals have argued baseball's first salary arbitration case of the year.
The left-hander asked for a raise from $2.75 million to $5.7 million during a hearing Wednesday before a three-person panel. The Nationals argued he should be paid $5 million.
A decision by arbitrators Robert Herzog, Elizabeth Neumeier and John Skonier is expected...
If Jordan Zimmermann can put together a full, 200-inning season, he’ll be a fantasy force to be reckoned with. His walk rate went from very good to pretty much elite last season, and there’s definitely room for growth with his strikeout rate. In fact, if Zimmermann made the standard 33 starts last season instead of just 26, his PSR would have risen from 0.79 to 2.47, which would...
If we learned anything from Jordan Zimmermann‘s 2011 season, it was how the Nationals elect to ease their pitchers back from Tommy John surgery. Zimmermann pitched 161 1/3 innings last season, and we can likely expect the same total from Stephen Strasburg this season. When he does pitch, though, you can be assured of two things: strikeouts and more strikeouts. It will probably...
The Washington Nationals resolved their final arbitration case on Thursday with a panel of three arbiters ruling in their favor after pitcher John Lannan's hearing Wednesday in St. Petersburg, Fla. Lannan will make $5 million for the 2012 season. He had filed at $5.7 million.The Nationals have a ...
Washington Nationals fans that had John Lannan in the starting rotation on Opening Day 2012 may want to think again. According to Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com, the Nats are "aggressively shopping" the left-handed starter.
The name John Lannan elicits strong responses from NatsTown in both positive and negative ways. Some fondly remember Lannan as the two-time Opening...
Pitcher John Lannan and the Washington Nationals have argued baseball's first salary arbitration case of the year. The left-hander asked for a raise from $2.75 million to $5.7 million during a hearing Wednesday before a three-person panel. The Nationals argued he should be paid $5 million. A decision by arbitrators Robert Herzog, Elizabeth Neumeier and John Skonier is expected Thursday.
The story of the day, in what has been a slow news week, is Edwin Jackson signing a one-year deal with the Washington Nationals. There are plenty of people out there doing the smart, prudent thing by talking about what this means for the team in 2012, and how a crowded fight for the final spot in the Nationals rotation will work out. Unfortunately, that's not how my mind works...
The Washington Nationals have defeated pitcher John Lannan in baseball's first salary arbitration decision this year.
The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with veteran starter Edwin Jackson on a one-year contract.
The Washington Nationals signed righthander Edwin Jackson to a one-year contract Thursday.
The deal was worth $10 million for the 28-year-old Jackson, who split last season between the Chicago White Sox and St. Louis Cardinals.
Jackson went 5-2 in 12 starts with the Cardinals and was 1-1 in four postseason starts for the World Series champions.
He made 19 starts with the White...
The Washington Nationals have brought home one of the top remaining free agents. Edwin Jackson will spend 2012 pitching in the nation's capital.
Jackson signed a one-year deal with the Washington Nationals today. The deal, cbssports.com's Jon Heyman tweeted, is expected to be worth $8 million-$12 million.