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Writer's Roundtable: Best Value Free Agents

Each week our writers go round the table to give their thoughts on the biggest stories or questions in baseball.

Which player is the “best value” free agent?  1,107 more words


Zimmermann, Desmond get qualifying offers; Span doesn't

The Nationals extended 1-year qualifying offers worth about $15.8 million to Jordan Zimmermann and Ian Desmond in advance of Friday’s 5 p.m. EST deadline, ensuring they will at least get back draft-pick compensation for either of those free agents should they sign elsewhere this winter. 463 more words

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Decision day for qualifying offers

Having hired their manager and filled a couple of positions on their coaching staff, the Nationals can begin shifting attention to the biggest task of the offseason: Adjusting their roster. 938 more words

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Nats decline options on Janssen, McLouth

The Nationals declined to pick up contract options for reliever Casey Janssen and outfielder Nate McLouth on Monday, making both veterans free agents along with six others who officially hit the market on the day after the World Series ended. 422 more words

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Miami Marlins Should Target Doug Fister This Offseason

The Marlins have just snatched Pirates special assistant Jim Benedict to become their new Vice President of Pitcher development. For the past few years, the Pirates have been the best organization in baseball in terms of rehabilitating the careers of starting pitchers. 678 more words


Roster review: Doug Fister

Age on Opening Day 2016: 32

How acquired: Trade with Tigers, Dec. 2013

MLB service time: 6 years, 58 days

2015 salary+bonuses: $11.4 million

Contract status: Free agent… 418 more words

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Report: Nats Could Make Stephen Strasburg Available in Trade Talks

The Nationals have two pitchers that will be on the free agency market this year in Jordan Zimmermann and Doug Fister.

It’s expected by many that the Nationals will likely lose Zimmermann on the market and not make an effort to get Fister back, which makes the following report kind of sketchy. 183 more words