Wang agrees to deal with Nationals

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Chien-Ming Wang, has agreed in principal to a one-year contract with the Washington Nationals, has learned.

Pending a physical, the deal will pay Wang $4 million in 2012.

The right-hander, who spent the better part of two years recovering from shoulder surgery, made 11 starts for the Nationals last season, going 4-3 with a 4.04 ERA, 25 strikeouts and 13 walks.

Wang is currently in Taiwan, pitching for the Chinese Taipei national team.