Marlins erase 6-run deficit vs. Nationals to win 5th straight game
JUL 28, 10:39p ET | AP
Rotowire: Feb 11 / 8:53a ET
News: Blevins has won his arbitration hearing and will be awarded a one-year, $2.4 million contract, James Wagner of the Washington Post reports.
Impact: Blevins will make $200,000 more than the $2.2 million offered by the Nationals heading into arbitration. The 30-year-old reliever will now turn his focuses back to spring training, as he prepares for a possible LOOGY role with the Nats.
StatsLLC: Feb 11 / 12:00a ET
News: Blevins has defeated the Washington Nationals in salary arbitration and will earn $2.4 million this year instead of the team's $2.2 million.
Impact: Blevins spent his first seven big league seasons with Oakland and was traded to Washington in December 2013 for minor league outfielder Billy Burns. Blevins went 2-3 with a 4.87 ERA and 66 strikeouts in 57 1-3 innings last season over 64 appearances and made $1,675,000.
Rotowire: Dec 3 / 7:50a ET
News: Blevins was tendered a contract prior to Tuesday's deadline.
Impact: He struggled at times last season, but Blevins was still effective against left-handers and could fill the Nats' LOOGY role in 2015.