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Daniel Murphy to Washington on a three year deal, per Bowden

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Jim Bowden tweets that the Washington Nationals have agreed to a three year deal with free agent Daniel Murphy

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Daniel Murphy and the Washington Nationals have agreed to a three year deal, according to Jim Bowden.

Murphy, who will turn 31 at the beginning of April, has spent his entire career with the New York Mets after being selected in the 13th round of the 2006 draft.  Murphy has a career .288/.331/.424 line, though he has only one season in his career -- 2011 -- when he has had a bWAR of at least 2.0.  Though he has been a second baseman throughout his career, he is not considered to be a strong defender, and there has been talk that he could end up moving to first base.

No information as of yet as to the financial details of this deal.  Jon Heyman predicted that Murphy would get 4 years, $64M, while Fangraphs projected 4 years, $48M for Murphy.