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The Nationals have finalized a new contract with Chien-Ming Wang, reports Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post (Twitter link). The deal will be official once Wang passes a physical. We heard yesterday from Wang's agent Alan Nero that the two sides had "conceptually" agreed to a new deal.
Wang signed one-year contracts with Washington in each of the last two offseasons, and finally made his return to the majors in 2011 after missing the entire 2010 campaign while recovering from shoulder surgery. Wang posted a 4.04 ERA, a 1.92 K/BB rate and a 53.4% ground ball rate in 11 starts with the Nats last year.
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Above, video of Chien-Ming Wang signing autographs before the second game of the Taiwan All-Star series.
As expected, the Washington Nationals and Chien-Ming Wang have agreed on another 1-year deal ($4 million). And so, a Nats rotation starting with Strasburg, Zimmermann, and Wang for 2012? This is good news...
Just counting down the days now until Opening Day, April 5......
The Washington Nationals and right handed pitcher Chien-Ming Wang have agreed to a one-year deal according to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated.
Earlier today, Bill Ladson of MLB.com reported that both sides were close to an agreement. Late in October, we learned that the Nationals and Wang were still engaged in contract talks. Wang who is a free agent, says he feels loyal to the...
After missing two seasons with an unique shoulder injury, Washington Nationals SP Chien-Ming Wang returned to finish the 2011 season strong. The sinker ball pitcher joined John Lannan as the only starter to finish the season with the Nats with a ground ball rate above 50%. He threw just over 62 innings in 11 starts with a 4-3 record and a 4.04 ERA. He got stronger and went...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Right-hander Chien-Ming Wang has agreed to a one-year contract to return to the Washington Nationals.
Chien-Ming Wang is close to an agreement with the Nationals, agent Alan Nero said on Wednesday, with the two sides working out contract language.
Chien-Ming Wang, has agreed in principal to a one-year contract with the Washington Nationals, SI.com has learned.
A deal between the Washington Nationals and right-handed pitcher Chien-Ming Wang has been agreed upon "conceptually," his agent Alan Nero said Wednesday. But it's not expected to get done before 12:01 a.m. on Thursday when Wang officially hits the open market as a free agent. "Things are progressing as normal," ...
Chien-Ming Wang and the Washington Nationals agreed to the terms of a contract, pending a physical, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.
Wang cited Washington DC’s beautiful flora as his main reason for staying with the Nats.
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Wang Re-Signs with Washington
Washington Nationals first baseman Michael Morse homered to lead the Major League Baseball All-Star contingent to a 6-2 triumph over Taiwan in an exhibition game on Friday in Taipei.
The MLB All-Stars have won all three contests thus far in the five-game series.
Morse also had an RBI double in the first inning before belting his solo homer in the third.
Morse's teammate on...