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The Nats sign Sean Burnett to a two-year extension

Dec 23, 2010, 10:30 AM EDT

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The Nats signed lefty Sean Burnett two a two-year, $3.7 million contract with a $3.5 million mutual option for 2013. The contract covers his final two years of arbitration and the option is for his first year of free agency. He’ll make $1.4 million next season and $2.3 million in 2012.

Burnett is a really damn useful reliever. He posted a 2.14 ERA in 73 appearances last season as his strikeout rate ticked up over his previous few seasons. While a lefty, he was actually way more effective against righties last year.

  1. BC - Dec 23, 2010 at 10:38 AM

    Saw this guy pitch more than a few times last year. He has nasty bleep. Good signing.

  2. akismet-e6748cca3a16ea6e8283008d25583adc - Dec 24, 2010 at 11:12 PM

    Yeah, he’s definitely making the Milledge/Hanrahan for Burnett/Morgan deal look better and better for the Nats…

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