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Jayson Werth, who averaged 29 home runs the past three seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies, is under "no pressure," according to Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo, despite his hefty contract, the 14th most lucrative ever in the game. (Associated Press)

Jayson Werth, who averaged 29 home runs the past three seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies, is under "no pressure," according to Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo, despite his hefty contract, the 14th most lucrative ever in the game. (Associated Press)

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The Navy has sent four warships — USS Ramage, USS Mahan, USS Gravely and USS Barry — armed with ballistic missiles into the eastern Mediterranean Sea amid violence in Syria. Navy ships are capable of a variety of military actions, including launching Tomahawk cruise missiles as they did against Libya in 2011.