After letting Scott Hairston and Nate Schierholtz enter free agency, the Nationals have a few spots open on their bench to fill this offseason. Unless they decide to bring either player back, they
2013 record: 90-72, 3rd place in NL Central
Manager: Bryan Price, 1st season
Estimated 2014 payroll: $103 million
CINCINNATI (AP) Ryan Ludwick left the Reds to see if there was a better deal available on the free agent market. He found at least one, but turned it down to stay with Cincinnati.
A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that free agent outfielder Ryan Ludwick is returning to the Cincinnati Reds for a two-year contract worth $15 million.