Found December 07, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
The Washington Nationals saw what should have been a promising 2013 season derailed by injuries. The moves they've made so far this offseason indicate that they aren't going to let that happen again. After adding to an already-deep rotation by trading for Doug Fister on Monday, the Nats added some outfield depth on Friday, signing Nate McLouth to a two-year, $10.75 million deal with a club option for a third year. McLouth will effectively be Washington's fourth outfielder behind Bryce Harper, Denard Span and Jayson Werth, but will still see a "significant" amount of at-bats. Scott Hairston will also be in the outfield mix, but McLouth's ability to play any outfield position will make him the primary backup. While it's hard to see where McLouth's at-bats will come from right now, neither Werth nor Span has been especially durable in the recent past. Werth has only played in 210 games over the past two years, and while Span did make 153 appe...
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