One of the oldest baseball towns in America, Washington was home to baseball. The saying went First In War, First In Peace, Last In The American League. While noted as lovable losers, D.C.'s team featured some of the greatest players of all time including Walter Johnson and Harmon Killebrew. Then for 33 long years, Washington went without baseball after the Senators left for Texas. Now, baseball is finally back to the nation's capitol.
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The Washington Nationals signed former Cy Young Award-winning pitcher Max Scherzer to an astounding $210 million, seven-year contract last week. After a record-setting $50 million signing bonus is included, ...Max Scherzer: Did tax breaks seal the deal for Nationals ace?
Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer will avoid state income taxes on most game paychecks ? tax savings that could amount to millions of dollars. How much do tax considerations affect where coveted sports free agents like Scherzer decide to play? What Signing Max Scherzer Means To The Washington Nationals
Last night we heard that the Washington Nationals were close to signing starting pitcher Max Scherzer to a seven-year contract. Then we heard the contract wouldn?t be completed tonight, if it were completed at all. Relax, fellas, nothing to see here. Then we heard it was done. Thanks Twitter. But [...]Major League Baseball Now Has 41 Players With $100 Million Contracts
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington Nationals are hosting auditions this weekend to find a fan who will become the next "racing president." Candidates have been invited to the team's Youth Baseball Academy on Sunday to perform a freestyle dance, run a 40-yard dash and participate in two presidential races from ...LATEST NEWS
Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams, left, and general manager Mike Rizzo, right, look on as pitcher Max Scherzer puts on a jersey during an introductory news conference at Nationals Park, on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in Washington.Scherzer's $210M deal done, Nationals think about 'winning'
Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams, left, and general manager Mike Rizzo, right, look on as pitcher Max Scherzer puts on a jersey during an introductory news conference at Nationals Park, on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in Washington.Max Scherzer, Washington Nationals reportedly agree to $210 million, 7-year deal
Pitcher Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals reportedly have agreed on a $210 million, seven-year contract with a record signing bonus of $50 million. He was 39-8 over the past two seasons for the Detroit Tigers.Signing Max Scherzer makes Washington Nationals better ? right now and beyond
COLUMN | Getting the ace starter makes the Nationals better now ? and more flexible for the future.Washington Nationals welcome marquee signing Max Scherzer to D.C.
As snow fell at Nationals Park on Wednesday afternoon, a highlight reel of Max Scherzer's best moments looped on the jumbotron in right-center field. Within the hour, a process that began just after New Year's Day and intensified in recent weeks came to an end at a glossy wooden conference ...
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