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Gio Gonzalez signs extension with the Nationals
The extension will cover the remaining years of team control and one year beyond, as well as club options for 2017 and 2018. The deal gives Gonzalez the financial security of scoring a contract, but the $42MM guaranteed salary will almost certainly be a bargain for Washington.
The Rangers meeting with Price Fielder went "extremely well"
That lineup with Prince Fielder instead of Mitch Moreland would score an absurd amount of runs. No matter where Fielder ends up, the AL West is going to be a lot of fun to watch in 2012.