Rick Ankiel, Nationals agree

Updated: February 6, 2012, 5:28 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- The Nationals have agreed to a minor league contract with outfielder Rick Ankiel.

Washington announced the deal on Monday.

If added to the 40-man roster, Ankiel would have a $1.25 million, one-year contract and could make $1.5 million in performance bonuses. The performance bonuses are the same as his deal last year with the Nationals, plus an additional $250,000 for 400 plate appearances.

The 32-year-old Ankiel batted .239 with nine home runs and 37 RBIs in 122 ...

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