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+    Level: MLB
Location:  Washington,DC
Team Record:  73-89   .451
Result:   4th in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Manny Acta
General Manager:   Jim Bowden
Stadium:  RFK Memorial Stadium
Attendance:  1,943,812
Payroll:  $36,947,500
Playoffs:  -

Washington Nationals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Dmitri Young (33)
Youngest Player:  Ross Detwiler (21)
Longest Tenure:  Ryan Church, Brian Schneider, Jay Bergmann, Ryan Zimmerman, Chad Cordero, John Patterson, Jon Rauch (3)
Top Hitter:  Ryan Zimmerman (26)
Top Pitcher:  Chad Cordero (30)
Top Draft Pick:  Ross Detwiler (#6)

Roster Continuity:  38.03%
Top Prospect:   Collin Balester
National League Standings
NY Mets8874.5431.0

Contract data is available from the mid 2000s until the present day. Shaded records are players who signed multi-year contracts. The list of contracts may not be complete. Visit the Data Store if you're interested in purchasing the contract data.
Player NameContract Signed byStartEndLengthValuePer YearContract Notes
Winston AbreuWashington Nationals200720071$ 380,000 
Jonathan AlbaladejoNew York Yankees200720071$ 400,000 Contract purchased from minors
Luis AyalaWashington Nationals200620072$ 2,200,000$ 1.10mAvoided arbitration
Mike BacsikWashington Nationals200720071$ 380,000 
Tony BatistaWashington Nationals200720071$ 380,000 Minor League contract
Ronnie BelliardWashington Nationals200720071$ 750,000 Minor League Contract
Jay BergmannWashington Nationals200720071$ 380,000 
Micah BowieWashington Nationals200720071$ 435,000 
Kory CastoWashington Nationals200720071$ 380,000 
Matt ChicoWashington Nationals200720071$ 380,000 
Ryan ChurchWashington Nationals200720071$ 395,000 
Jesus ColomeWashington Nationals200720071$ 815,000 Minor League Contract
Chad CorderoWashington Nationals200720071$ 4,150,000 Won arbitration case
Ross DetwilerWashington Nationals200720071$ 380,000 Contract purchased from minors
Robert FickWashington Nationals200720071$ 850,000 Minor League Contract
Jesus FloresWashington Nationals200720071$ 380,000 
Cristian GuzmanWashington Nationals200520084$ 16,799,999$ 4.20m
Joel HanrahanWashington Nationals200720071$ 380,000 
Shawn HillWashington Nationals200720071$ 380,000 
D'Angelo JimenezWashington Nationals200720071$ 380,000 Minor League Contract
Austin KearnsWashington Nationals200720093$ 17,500,000$ 5.83mClub option for 2010 ($10m), Avoided arbitration
Ray KingWashington Nationals200720071$ 850,000 Minor League Contract
Ryan LangerhansAtlanta Braves200720071$ 410,000 
John LannanWashington Nationals200720071$ 380,000 Contract purchased from minors
Nook LoganWashington Nationals200720071$ 392,500 
Felipe LopezWashington Nationals200720071$ 3,900,000 
Justin MaxwellWashington Nationals200720071$ 380,000 Contract purchased from minors
Arnaldo MunozWashington Nationals200720071$ 380,000 minor league contract
Wily Mo PenaBoston Red Sox200720071$ 1,875,000 
Jon RauchWashington Nationals200720071$ 455,000 
Tim ReddingWashington Nationals200720071$ 380,000 
Michael RestovichWashington Nationals200720071$ 380,000 
Saul RiveraWashington Nationals200720071$ 380,000 
Brian SchneiderWashington Nationals200620094$ 16,000,000$ 4.00m
Chris SchroderWashington Nationals200720071$ 380,000 
Jason SimontacchiWashington Nationals200720071$ 380,000 Minor league contract
Chris SnellingWashington Nationals200720071$ 450,000 
Levale SpeignerWashington Nationals200720071$ 380,000 
Billy TraberWashington Nationals200720071$ 380,000 
Ryan WagnerWashington Nationals200720071$ 425,000 
Brandon WatsonDetroit Tigers200720071$ 380,000 Minor league contract
Jerome WilliamsWashington Nationals200720071$ 500,000 
Josh WilsonWashington Nationals200720071$ 420,000 
Dmitri YoungWashington Nationals200720071$ 500,000 Minor league contract
Ryan ZimmermanWashington Nationals200720071$ 400,000 

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