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Nationals Break Boras Filibuster

Updated: August 18, 2009, 11:39 AM ET

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Scott Boras isn't so much the boy who cries wolf as the agent who gets the beleaguered townsfolk to fork over a record signing bonus to the next shepherd boy prospect.

Putting aside the pleas for $50 million contracts and shelving the threats to sit out a season, Boras provided the Nationals with No. 1 pick Stephen Strasburg's signature on the dotted line in advance of Monday's signing deadline. ...

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