Found December 05, 2011 on Nationals Enquirer:
It's a magical night for ex-Nats on Twitter. First, a Dmitri Young/Robert Fick sighting. And then Mike Bacsik delivers the goods on Twitter. I mean, come on, man. Jason Worth, Strausberg, and Zimmerman all in one Tweet? It's almost like he did it on purpose. Grooved one, even. Oh, wait... And then old friend Jim Bowden debunking the rumor of the night: that the Nats offered a 6-year deal to C.J. Wilson. We're hearing Jim is right: No offer to Wilson yet. Nats are focused squarely on Buehrle...and Oswalt not really a serious consideration. Befriend the Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.
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