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Report: Nationals Agree to Terms With Closer Rafael Soriano

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Report: Nats to Sign Closer Soriano

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The Washington Nationals have reportedly agreed to terms with closer Rafael Soriano, according to The Washington Post's Adam Kilgore. The deal is for two years and $28 million. 

Soriano saved 42 games in 46 opportunities last season for the New York Yankees, replacing the injured Mariano Rivera, who missed all but one month of the season with a torn right ACL. He set a career-high with 45 saves while with the Tampa Bay Rays in 2010. 

Soriano's reported arrival bolsters an already-strong Nationals bullpen, which features Drew Storen, All-Star Tyler Clippard, Craig Stammen and Ryan Mattheus. Washington lost Tom Gorzelanny and Sean Burnett to the Brewers and Angels, respectively.


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