Rodriguez signs with Nationals

Catcher Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez has agreed to a two-year, $6 million contract with the Washington Nationals, has learned. The deal will be completed once Rodriguez passes a physical.

The 38-year-old Rodriguez hit .249 with 10 home runs and 47 RBIs last season. He was traded from the Astros to the Rangers in August, and hit .245 in 28 games in Texas.

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