Jayson Werth to Sign With The Nationals

William ZeltmanContributor IDecember 5, 2010

Jayson Werth gets ready to hit in Spring Training 2010
Jayson Werth gets ready to hit in Spring Training 2010

Former Philadelphia Phillies all star outfielder Jayson Werth is reportedly close to signing a multi-year deal with the Washington Nationals according to several sources. Sources said that Werth's agent Scott Boras said the two sides were close to an agreement.

While it was expected that Werth would leave the Phillies, no one expected that he would stay within the division or that the Nats would be a possible destination for Jayson. If the deal becomes finalized, not only will the Phillies ...read the full article