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Baseball report: Matt Wieters agrees to two-year deal with Washington Nationals

Baseball report: Matt Wieters agrees to two-year deal with Washington Nationals

Matt Wieters said he managed to cut his left wrist severely by breaking a five-gallon glass water container in his garage on Nov. 1, delaying his off-season preparation — and, he thinks, his chance to find a deal in free agency. 

“It's tough finding a team when you can't do anything baseball-related,” Wieters said Friday, when the catcher took batting practice and ran conditioning sprints at spring training with the Washington Nationals after his signing was announced. “They told me I was very lucky that it wasn't worse than it was.” 

The 6-foot-5, 230-pound Wieters agreed to a $21-million, two-year deal worth $10.5 million annually, one that gives...

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