Cheap Seats

December 4, 2012

Nationals sign former Cardinals RHP Dan Haren

The Nationals have signed former Cardinals started Dan Haren to a one-year, $13-million contract, according to a Fox Sports report.

Cheap Seats

Looking at the Cards from a fan's perspective

The Nationals have signed former Cardinals started Dan Haren to a one-year, $13-million contract, according to a Fox Sports report.

Haren was with the Angels last season and had his team option declined after a mediocre year with a 12-13 record and a 4.33 ERA. Over the course of his career with the Cardinals, Athletics, Diamondbacks and Angels, Haren is 119-97 with a 3.66 ERA.

While he has been one of the best pitchers in baseball, there is some speculation that Haren's down 2012 was due to an injury which resulted in the 32-year-old hurler having to accept a one-year contract.

If Haren is healthy, he'll give Washington and extremely formidable top of the rotation along with Stephen Strasburg and Gio Gonzalez.

Related content

Comments

Videos

About Cheap Seats

Scott Wuerz has reported for the Belleville News-Democrat since 1998​. He writes about the St. Louis Cardinals from a fan's perspective in his Cheap Seats blog.

Contact him at swuerz@bnd.com.

Sports Videos