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File-This Oct. 5, 2018, file photo shows Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez throwing to a Los Angeles Dodgers batter during the first inning of Game 2 of a baseball National League Division Series in Los Angeles. The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with Sanchez. The deal, announced Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, by the Nationals, includes a team option for 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File) **FILE**

Anibal Sanchez deal with Nationals includes bonuses for starts

Associated Press

Anibal Sanchez can earn an additional $2 million in bonuses for starts in each of the next two seasons as part of his $19 million, two-year contract with the Washington Nationals, a deal that could be worth $33 million over three years.

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2018, file photo, Chicago Cubs second baseman Daniel Murphy is congratulated during the team's baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix. The Colorado Rockies have brought in Murphy to boost an offense big on pop but lackluster in batting average. The veteran infielder has agreed to a $24 million, two-year contract with the Rockies, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Thursday night, Dec. 20. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal was subject to a successful physical. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File) **FILE**

Daniel Murphy, Rockies agree to $24M, 2-year deal

- Associated Press

The 33-year-old Murphy spent last season with the Washington Nationals and Chicago Cubs, where he hit a combined .299 with 12 homers. The three-time All-Star missed the start of the year after undergoing right knee surgery.

FILE - In this March 31, 2018, file photo, Washington Nationals' Matt Adams hits a three-run home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Luis Castillo in the first inning of a baseball game, n Cincinnati. The Nationals have agreed to terms a $4 million, one-year deal with first baseman Matt Adams that includes a mutual option for 2020. General manager Mike Rizzo announced the contract Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. He fills a void for Washington as a left-handed bat who is expected to split time at first base with Ryan Zimmerman. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File) **FILE**

Nationals finalize 1-year, $4 million deal with Adams

- Associated Press

Adams agreed to terms Tuesday on a $4 million, one-year deal with a mutual option for 2020. The 30-year-old first baseman is back with Washington after being traded to St. Louis in August for $50,000. The move by general manager Mike Rizzo fills a void with a left-handed hitter who's expected to split time at first base with Ryan Zimmerman.

FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Indians' Edwin Encarnacion follows through on his second two-run home run of the night, during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, in Boston. Edwin Encarnacion has been traded to Seattle and first baseman Carlos Santana has returned to the Indians in a three-team deal that also involved Tampa Bay. The Rays got infielder Yandy Diaz and minor league right-hander Cole Slusser from Cleveland. The Indians also acquired first baseman Jake Bauers. The swap came Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018,  at the close of the winter meetings. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)**FILE**

Three-team trade wraps winter meetings

- Associated Press

The winter meetings wrapped up Thursday with a three-team trade involving Cleveland, Seattle and Tampa Bay, plus a couple more relievers reached free-agent deals.