Whoa! Jayson Werth signs with Nationals for 7 years, $126 million

7 Dec

Scott Boras, you’ve done it again.

On the eve of baseball’s Winter Meetings, the super agent jumped in and worked a seven-year, $126-million deal for free-agent client Jayson Werth and the Washington Nationals.

That’s also, more or less, what fellow Boras clients Matt Holliday and Barry Zito make.

Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reported it first.

It’s not so much the $18 million-per-season outlay that’s shocking, but it’s the length of the deal — Werth (pictured) turns 32 in May — along with the destination. Washington, unlike the front-running Philadelphia Phillies, tends to finish at the bottom of the NL East.

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