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Digest (Jan. 12): Nationals settle with two of three arbitration-eligible players

Digest (Jan. 12): Nationals settle with two of three arbitration-eligible players

The Washington Nationals had three arbitration-eligible players this winter — Anthony Rendon, Tanner Roark and Michael A. Taylor — a smaller class than they've had in recent years, but a noteworthy one. Rendon compiled an MVP-caliber season last year. Taylor was a Gold Glove finalist. Roark, who experienced some regression, is nevertheless a key part of an aging rotation. Roark settled at $6.475 million early in the day Friday, according to people familiar with the situation who confirmed a report by USA Today. Taylor settled at $2.525 million, according to a person familiar with his situation. But word of a Rendon deal did not come,...

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