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Digest: Nationals bolster bench, agree to terms with Adam Lind

Digest: Nationals bolster bench, agree to terms with Adam Lind

As their pitchers and catchers streamed into West Palm Beach, Fla., ahead of their official report date today, the Washington Nationals made a significant addition to their bench by agreeing to terms with power-hitting lefty Adam Lind, according to a person familiar with the situation.

The deal, the terms of which were not immediately available, will become official once Lind passes a physical. If he passes, he will become the fourth outfielder and backup first baseman, likely bumping similar big lefty bat Clint Robinson from the Opening Day bench.

While Robinson provided outfield depth and an everyday-ready backup to Ryan...

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