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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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A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that free-agent outfielder Nate McLouth and the Washington Nationals have reached a deal.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Friday night because the contract wasn't complete pending a physical. Other media outlets reported it would be a two-year deal.
The 32-year-old McLouth hit .258 with 12 home runs...
The Washington Nationals signed veteran outfielder Nate McLouth to a two-year deal worth $10.8 million with a third-year option. Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun reported the deal.
McLouth revitalized his career with the Baltimore Orioles after struggling in 2010 and 2011 with the Atlanta Braves and then being released by the Pittsburgh Pirates after hitting .140 to start...
Nats Sign Nate McLouth
The Nationals agreed to terms on a two-year deal with free agent outfielder and left-handed hitter Nate McLouth, according to the Washington Post. McLouth spent most of the past two seasons serving as Baltimore’s primary left fielder last season.
McLouth, 32, played 146 games for the Orioles and posted a .258/.329/.400 slash with a .729 OPS. McLouth boasts...
The Nationals have added veteran outfielder Nate McLouth via free agency.
The deal is reportedly worth $10.75 dollars over two seasons for the 32 year old left hander.
In 2008, McLouth was an All-Star and Gold Glove winner while with the Pirates.
Last season in Baltimore, McLouth hit .258 with a dozen home runs, 36 RBI and 30 steals.
LEFT HANDED PITCHER
Born: May 16, 1984
Drafted: 27th Round, 794th Overall, 2002 (Devil Rays)
How Acquired: Minor League Free Agent
High School: Mt. Rainier (WA) HS
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On Friday, Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun reported that outfielder Nate McLouth signed with Washington for 2 years, $10.75M, and an option 3rd year. For McLouth, the 2013 season was his second-busiest in his major league career, with 146 games played for Baltimore last season, including 136 games played in left field. While he was an average defender...
Free agent outfielder Nate McClouth has signed a two-year, $10.85 million contract with the Washington Nationals. Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal broke the news earlier this afternoon. The deal includes a $6.5 million club option for 2016.The 32-year old spent the past two seasons with the Pittsburgh Pirates and Baltimore Orioles, but hit free agency after this past season. In 146...