Report: Pudge gets 2-year, $6M deal with Nats

BY foxsports • December 8, 2009

A person familiar with the agreement says Ivan Rodriguez and the Washington Nationals have reached a preliminary deal on a $6 million, two-year contract.

The deal agreement is subject to the 38-year-old catcher passing a physical. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal was not yet final.

Rodriguez will receive $3 million each in 2010 and 2011.

A 14-time All-Star and the 1999 AL MVP, Rodriguez split last season between Houston and Texas. He hit a combined .249 with 10 homers and 47 RBIs.

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