Edwin Jackson Received Three-Year Offer From Pirates Before Signing With Nationals

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Before signing with the Washington Nationals last week, starting pitcher Edwin Jackson was also offered a three-year deal for around $30 million by the Pittsburgh Pirates, according to Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal’s official twitter account.

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Despite Pirates fans’ Twitter campaign centered around the hashtag #ejaxtobucs to convince Jackson to play for Pittsburgh, Jackson accepted the Washingtion Nationals one-year $11 million offer.