** FILE ** In this Oct. 13, 2012, file photo, New York Yankees' pitcher Rafael Soriano throws in the tenth inning of Game 1 of baseball's American League championship series against the Detroit Tigers in New York. A person familiar with the negotiations says Soriano and the Washington Nationals are working to finalize a $28 million, two-year contract. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been signed. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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** FILE ** In this Oct. 13, 2012, file photo, New York Yankees' pitcher Rafael Soriano throws in the tenth inning of Game 1 of baseball's American League championship series against the Detroit Tigers in New York. A person familiar with the negotiations says Soriano and the Washington Nationals are working to finalize a $28 million, two-year contract. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been signed. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)