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Rotowire: Dec 15 / 7:07a ET
News: Harper has agreed to a two-year deal with the Nationals, Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports.
Impact: He's under club control through 2018, but the agreement gives Harper $7.5 million over the next two seasons and resolves a grievance between Harper and the Nationals pertaining to the final year of the five-year contract that he signed upon being drafted in 2010.
StatsLLC: Dec 11 / 12:00a ET
News: Harper and the Washington Nationals have come to terms on a $7.5 million, two-year contract, avoiding a grievance hearing.
Impact: Harper, the 2012 NL Rookie of the Year, had been scheduled to have a $1 million salary in 2015, along with the chance to earn up to $500,000 in roster bonuses. But the Major League Baseball Players Association filed a grievance on his behalf over whether he could void the final season of the $9.9 million, five-year contract he signed when he was drafted.
Rotowire: Dec 10 / 4:05p ET
News: Harper will play right field in 2015 with Jayson Werth moving to left, William Ladson of MLB.com reports.
Impact: In terms of fantasy impact, this isn't an especially significant piece of news, though the move means Harper will have to play a slightly more physically-demanding position next year. Harper has missed significant time due to injury the past two seasons.