Monday, February 27, 2012
Call to the Pen: Zimmerman Extension Gives Nationals Stability, Value
Ryan Zimmerman's new deal cements him as the leader of a young and exciting Nationals' squad. Already the longest-tenured active National, Zimmerman is now under team control until at least 2019. I expect him to add value on the field as long as he can stay healthy, but the Nationals will also be looking for Zimmerman to provide veteran leadership and mentor promising prospects like Bryce Harper, and eventually Anthony Rendon. Check out my full analysis at Call to the Pen.