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#1 Posted on 5.12.10 1612.13
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http://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/​​​2010/​​​12/​​​05/​​​nationals-​​​close-​​​to-​​​deal-​​​with-​​​free-​​​agent-​​​jayson-​​​werth/​​​ It's updated at the bottom. 7 Years 127 mil for a 32 year old Ofer. Sheer lunacy. Carl Crawford must be doing the dance of joy.

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#2 Posted on 5.12.10 1617.17
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So now a bunch of mediocre outfielders are suddenly going to start demanding "Jayson Werth money". Thank you to the Nationals for ruining it for everybody.
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#3 Posted on 5.12.10 1756.20
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The Nats front office is set on being the worst front office in town, I guess.

They could've spent that money on keeping Adam Dunn around and signing Cliff Lee.
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#4 Posted on 5.12.10 1934.01
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In a way I can't blame the Nationals, since the only way they'll get big-name free agents to come to Washington is to overpay. They certainly can't attract them based on the franchise's long history of winning.

That said, $18 million a year for Werth is nuts.
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#5 Posted on 5.12.10 2023.36
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    Originally posted by It's False
    So now a bunch of mediocre outfielders are suddenly going to start demanding "Jayson Werth money". Thank you to the Nationals for ruining it for everybody.

But at least he didn't sign with the Yankees, huh? Am I right? :-)

Congrats to J-Dub. He's earned the right to cripple a baseball franchise.
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#6 Posted on 5.12.10 2055.24
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I don't understand how this can still happen.

DC now has one of the worst contracts in all three major sports.
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#7 Posted on 6.12.10 0011.56
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    Originally posted by Big Bad
    In a way I can't blame the Nationals, since the only way they'll get big-name free agents to come to Washington is to overpay. They certainly can't attract them based on the franchise's long history of winning.


They may have trouble attracting people, but they could've kept Dunn for less money and less years, and use that leftovers to fill one of their 20 other holes.

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#8 Posted on 6.12.10 1151.57
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Nat Werth: $127 million
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#9 Posted on 7.12.10 2124.44
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    Originally posted by JustinShapiro
    Nat Werth: $127 million


Not Werth it.
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#10 Posted on 11.12.10 0248.37
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    Originally posted by hayden
      Originally posted by JustinShapiro
      Nat Werth: $127 million


    Not Werth it.


Nat-astrophe?

In any event... seriously, way to mortgage a promising future, guys!
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