Nationals Extend Chad Tracy

SATURDAY: The deal will pay Tracy $1MM next season according to Adam Kilgore of The Washington Post (on Twitter). It also includes bonuses for playing time and award finishes.

FRIDAY: The Nationals have agreed to a contract extension with Chad Tracy, manager Davey Johnson told reporters, including Amanda Comak of the Washington Times (on Twitter). The one-year extension will keep the Octagon client in Washington through 2013.

Tracy, 32, returned to the Major Leagues this year after spending the 2011 season in Japan. He has a .283/.353/.517 batting line in 68 plate appearances as a backup corner infielder and pinch hitter. Tracy earns $750K this year, but his 2013 salary is unknown.

Mike Axisa contributed to this post.


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8 Comments on "Nationals Extend Chad Tracy"


Brian
3 years 6 days ago

With all the Dodger waiver claim extravaganza, I’m just gonna put a comment in here to give this one some love.

55saveslives
3 years 6 days ago

dodgers forgot to claim one? :(

vtadave
3 years 6 days ago

This is a deal that just had to be done.

John LeClair
3 years 6 days ago

This deal totally stomps the Red Sox/Dodgers blockbuster.

FacelessGeneralManager
3 years 6 days ago

Very happy to see this as a Nats fan, love the Chaditude!!

connfyoozed
3 years 5 days ago

68 ABs gets you an extension???

Natsfan89
3 years 5 days ago

When he was activated from the DL on July 31st he was second in the majors with 9 pinch hit RBI. He went on the DL in late May.

He’s a lefty with power who can hit in the clutch. There are worse ways to spend a million dollars.

3 years 4 days ago

Bonuses for “award finishes?”

I can envision the Nats front office laughing as they wrote that one into the contract.