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Casey Janssen has passed his physical, making the reliever's 1-year, $5 million contract with the Nationals official, the club announced Monday.


Age on Opening Day 2015: 32

How acquired: Traded from Oakland for RHP Tyler Clippard, Jan. 2015

2015 salary: $5 million


So, anything interesting happen while I was on vacation the last 10 days? The third week of January usually is pretty quiet, so I can't imagine the Nationals made any real significant news.


After signing Max Scherzer, the Nationals have some big decisions to make over the next four weeks in regards to their rotation.


Moments before Wednesday's press conference at Nationals Park, as the Nats were getting ready to introduce former Cy Young-winner Max Scherzer - their biggest free agent catch as a franchise to da