Jayson Werth

Presidents Rutherford B. Hayes, James A.Garfield, Benjamin Harrison

6 Baseball Players With Beards Like 19th Century Presidents

Styles always come back. But who knew the bushy beards of 19th Century presidents would take over Major League Baseball?

07/09/2014

The Mets’ Matt den Dekker is caught stealing second base in the sixth inning by the Nationals’ Ian Desmond at Citi Field on Sept. 10, 2013. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Werth Does It All As Nationals Smack Around Gee, Mets

Jayson Werth kept up his power surge with a home run and two doubles, leading the charging Washington Nationals past the New York Mets 6-3 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.

09/11/2013

Zack Wheeler

Learning Curve In Majors Proving Steep For Mets’ Wheeler

The Mets’ day started with such promise — and ended with a backup catcher pitching the ninth inning.

07/01/2013

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Nationals’ Bryce Harper Has Responded Well To Hype

The future will only get brighter for Bryce Harper, who has a good chance to develop into a perennial All-Star and MVP candidate.

03/18/2013

The Yankees' Nick Swisher is all smiles after hitting a third-inning grand slam against the Rangers at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Nick Swisher Reportedly Eyeing Jayson Werth-Like Deal This Offseason

Yankees right fielder Nick Swisher loves playing for the Yankees, but it may take a good chunk of change for him to return to the Bronx in 2013.

08/23/2012

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Terry Collins: Mets’ Focus Should Be On Baseball, Not 9/11 Cap Controversy

Blame this loss on the hats. Mets manager Terry Collins did.

WFAN–09/13/2011

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Werth Contract Startling – Even For Baseball

Even those who don’t follow baseball closely had to notice, if only because the figures were so startling. Jayson Werth is a decent enough outfielder, but giving him $126 million over seven years seems unfathomable.

WFAN–12/07/2010

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Big Deals: Werth To Nationals, Gonzalez To Red Sox

Jayson Werth and the Washington Nationals got an early jump on baseball’s winter meetings. The Boston Red Sox were busy, too, completing their trade for Adrian Gonzalez.

WFAN–12/06/2010

Jayson Werth

Sweeny Says: Werth The Trip

I barely unpacked my bags before the Nationals lifted the lid on these Winter Meetings, and boy did they get things going with a bang. Jayson Werth stays in the NL East, going to the Nationals for 7 years, $126 million dollars.

WFAN–12/05/2010

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Jeter, Rivera Fail To Receive Arbitration From Yankees

Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Manny Ramirez and Hideki Matsui failed to receive salary arbitration offers as one of the first deadlines of baseball’s offseason passed.

WFAN–11/24/2010

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Cliff Lee Taking Slow Approach To Free Agency

“We’re going to take it on of kind of a team-by-team, case-by-case basis. I don’t expect Cliff to be flying all over the country,” agent Darek Braunecker said.

WFAN–11/09/2010

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New Offseason Rule Forces Yankees To Act Fast

Baseball’s offseason market got busy even faster than usual Tuesday, with teams forced to make quick decisions on contract options as they prepare offers to a relatively weak free-agent class headed by Cliff Lee and Carl Crawford.

WFAN–11/03/2010

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Derek Jeter, Cliff Lee On List Of 142 Free Agents

Derek Jeter, Carl Crawford and Jayson Werth head a list of 142 players who have become free agents following the World Series.

WFAN–11/02/2010

Phillies-Giants Game 5

Halladay, Phillies Push NLCS To Game 6

Roy Halladay pitched through a groin pull, outdueling Tim Lincecum and keeping the Philadelphia Phillies alive in the NL championship series with a 4-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday night.

WFAN–10/21/2010