I Found This Little Number In My Archives With The Help Of A Lot Of Interested People. I’d Forgotten About It, But Other Folks Didn’t. Don’t You Just Love It When That Happens. It’s One Of Those GREAT Surprises. Ya Know?! 😉
And My Prediction At The Bottom Looks Like It’s Coming TRUE!!! Damn I’m Good!!! hehehe 😀
(Some Of The Article) By HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Sports Writer
–Ever since he became the Washington Nationals’ very first draft pick, Ryan Zimmerman wanted to stay with the club for the long haul.
Now he’ll get that wish.
The Nationals took what they hope is another step toward consistent contention by locking up their third baseman—and the guy many still call the face of the franchise—through 2019, adding six years to Zimmerman’s existing contract in a deal announced Sunday.
The deal includes a full no-trade clause.
The extra six seasons are worth $100 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no financial terms were revealed publicly.
“It’s nice that it’s done,” Zimmerman said at a news conference at the club’s spring training stadium in Viera, Fla. “It’s where I want to be. It’s where…
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