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AP Source: RHP Casey Janssen, Nationals agree to contract

AP Source: RHP Casey Janssen, Nationals agree to contract

WASHINGTON (AP) — Free-agent reliever Casey Janssen and the Washington Nationals agreed to a one-year contract with an option for 2016, a person familiar with the negotiations said Wednesday. The person confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because it had not been announced. The move is an attempt by the Nationals to add late-game relief help to their bullpen following the trade that sent eighth-inning setup man Tyler Clippard, a two-time NL All-Star, to the Oakland Athletics for infielder Yunel Escobar. Shortly after that swap this month, Washington general manager Mike Rizzo said he felt the reigning NL East champions would be able to find a...

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