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Nationals give GM Mike Rizzo two-year contract extension

Washington — The Washington Nationals have agreed to a two-year contract extension with general manager Mike Rizzo.

The team announced the deal on Thursday, hours before its home opener against the New York Mets.

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Rizzo had been in the final year of his contract, but now is set to stay with the Nationals through the 2020 season.

His status was a big question mark heading into this season, along with 2015 NL MVP Bryce Harper's chance to become a free agent after 2018.

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The Nationals have won four of the past six NL East titles, but have yet to win a playoff series.


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