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Nationals nearing one-year contract with Mark DeRosa

Dec 21, 2011, 11:08 PM EDT

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From FOXSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal comes word that the Nationals are “close to signing” free agent veteran Mark DeRosa to a one-year contract.

Presuming the deal gets done, DeRosa will function as a super utilityman next season in Washington.

He has experience playing all over the infield and is capable of playing either corner outfield position.

DeRosa, 36, posted a rough .279/.351/.302 batting line with zero home runs in 97 plate appearances this past season for the Giants, but he owns a .757 career OPS and is claiming to be beyond some of the wrist problems that have plagued him over the past two years. He’s appeared in only 73 total games since the beginning of the 2010 season.

  1. natsattack - Dec 21, 2011 at 11:16 PM

    I think the Ron Washington in moneyball quote bout the fans playing applies to our vacancy in CF

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