WASHINGTON — The Nationals have finalized a deal with first baseman/outfielder Matt Adams.
General manager Mike Rizzo on Friday announced Washington agreed to terms with Adams on a one-year contract. The deal to make Adams the Nationals’ new backup first baseman is worth $4 million.
Adams effectively replaces Adam Lind, who became a free agent after the Nationals declined to exercise a 2018 option in his contract. Adams has nine career pinch-hit home runs, and his 41 pinch-hit RBis lead the majors since he came up in 2012.
More MLB baseball: https://apnews.com/tag/MLBbaseball