Jayson Werth signs with Nationals

Updated: December 6, 2010, 10:55 AM ET
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Right fielder Jayson Werth agreed Sunday to a $126 million, seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals, a huge deal announced even before the winter meetings officially began.

The 31-year-old, who helped the Phillies win the 2008 World Series title, hit .296 this year in his fourth and final season with the Phillies. He had an NL-high 46 doubles, 27 homers and 85 RBIs.

"It kind of exemplifies phase two of the Washington Nationals' process," general ...

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