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Nationals finalize $4M, 1-year deal with 1B Matt Adams

WASHINGTON — The Nationals have finalized a deal with first baseman/outfielder Matt Adams. General manager Mike Rizzo on Friday announced Washington agreed to terms with Adams on a one-year contract. The deal to make Adams the Nationals’ new backup first baseman is worth $4 million.

End-of-year average MLB salary a record $4 million

NEW YORK — Major league baseball’s end-of-season average salary topped $4 million for the first time, according to final calculations released by the players’ association. The union said Friday that the average finished at $4,097,122. That marked a 3.3 percent increase from last year, when