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Washington Nationals reinstate Brad Hand, three others from IL

The Washington Nationals reinstated left-handed reliever Brad Hand and three others from the injured list prior to Friday’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Washington also removed catchers Alex Avila and Yan Gomes and infielder Jordy Mercer from the IL. All four players were placed on the list in the midst of the club’s recent COVID-19 issues.
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Nationals sign Brad Hand, keep him away from the Mets in process

Two birds with one stone. Brad Hand is a National and not a Met. Yeah, we’ll give props to the New York Mets. They acquired Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco. They signed free agents James McCann and Trevor May as well, addressing two areas of need. All the while, the Nationals have matched them step by step. Josh Bell and Kyle Schwarber to address the power hitting woes, and Jon Lester to stabilize the back end of the rotation. As both teams courted the same left handed reliever, only one team will be taking him to the dance.
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Sources: Brad Hand, Washington Nationals agree to 1-year, $10.5M deal

Closer Brad Hand and the Washington Nationals are in agreement on a one-year, $10.5 million contract, sources familiar with the deal told ESPN's Jeff Passan on Sunday. The 30-year-old left-hander is poised to become Washington's closer in his 11th major league season, joining the back end of the bullpen that already includes Will Harris, Daniel Hudson and Tanner Rainey.
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MLB Rumors: Brad Hand Nearing Signing Decision

It appears decision time is drawing nearer for one of baseball's most productive relief pitchers. Three-time All-Star Brad Hand is reportedly close to choosing his next team, and could sign by the end of the weekend, according to Mark Feinsand of Hand, who turns 31 in March, led the...
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Inside the Clubhouse: Lance Hendriks, Brad Hand and the free-agent pitching market

Inside the Clubhouse looks at Liam Hendriks’ new deal, the suitors for Brad Hand, the state of the MLB free-agent pitching market and more. When asked for his thoughts on Liam Hendriks’ contract with the Chicago White Sox, one high-ranking American League executive said: “This may be the first deal where the player is actually rewarded if he sucks.”

Brad Hand, New York Mets close to a deal? Maybe not? (Reports)

Have a news week, New York sports? Since the Mets acquired Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco from Cleveland, almost every team in the city has done something significant. From the James Harden trade to the Jets hiring Robert Saleh as their new head coach to… the Knicks… it’s been a busy week.

Mets remain interested in Brad Hand, whose price may have increased after the Hendriks’ deal

The New York Mets have several trustworthy relievers for the 2021 season. They signed Trevor May, who will join Seth Lugo and Edwin Diaz to form a formidable trio at the back of the bullpen. They also have a number of bounce-back candidates that, if they pitch to the top of their abilities, can make the unit an elite one: Jeurys Familia, Robert Gsellman, and Dellin Betances fall in this category.

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Dodgers Remain Interested In Brad Hand, Liam Hendriks

Early into the offseason, Los Angeles Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman identified the bullpen and adding a right-handed bat as focal points. Thus far, the Dodgers have been active in fortifying their group of relief pitchers. It began with a trade for Corey Knebel, who had an encouraging...