According to a club source, the Nationals and third baseman Ryan Zimmerman have agreed to a long-term contract and will announce the deal at a press conference tomorrow.
Busy day here, but I’ll report back with more as I hear it.
UPDATE AT 8:27 P.M.: I’ve now heard from two sources it’s a done deal, though I haven’t been able to pin down terms yet. Five years, $45 million was what was floating around earlier this week, so I’d assume it will be in that neighborhood.
UPDATE AT 10:35 P.M.: Here is our story for tomorrow’s paper. I’ve now heard from three sources that the deal is in place and the Nationals will hold a press conference tomorrow.