Reports: Lo Duca and Nationals agree to 1-year deal, pending physical Print
Written by Admin   
Monday, 10 December 2007 17:06
MLB Headline News

 WASHINGTON (AP) -Paul Lo Duca and the Washington Nationals agreed to a one-year contract pending a physical, according to several reports Monday.
Lo Duca, a free-agent catcher who played for the New York Mets the past two seasons, would give the Nationals a veteran to replace Brian Schneider behind the plate. Washington traded Schneider and outfielder Ryan Church to the Mets last month in the deal that sent outfielder Lastings Milledge to the Nationals.
A four-time All-Star from 2003-06, Lo Duca hit .272 with nine homers and a .311 on-base percentage this season that was the lowest of any Mets regular - and lower than Schneider's .326. Both Lo Duca and Schneider drove in 54 runs.
Neither Nationals general manager Jim Bowden nor Lo Duca's agent responded to requests for comment.
The agreement was first reported on The Washington Post's Web site, citing an unidentified source; MLB.com and ESPN.com also said Lo Duca and the Nationals have a deal in place.
Lo Duca, who will turn 36 during the first month of next season, and Nationals manager Manny Acta were in New York together in 2006, when Acta was the Mets' third-base coach.
In 10 major league seasons with the Dodgers, Marlins and Mets, Lo Duca has batted .288 with 80 homers and 466 RBIs.
 

MLB Team Pages

Top MLB Public Bets

#1 906 San Francisco Giants 75%
View All: NFL |  NBA |  NCAAF |  NCAAB |  MLB |  NHL

MLB Futures

MLB TEAM WORLD SERIES ODDS CURRENT
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS 20/43
KANSAS CITY ROYALS 9/5
CHICAGO CUBS OFF
NEW YORK METS OFF
HOUSTON ASTROS OFF
CHICAGO WHITE SOX OFF
SEATTLE MARINERS OFF
NEW YORK YANKEES OFF
CINCINNATI REDS OFF
ST LOUIS CARDINALS OFF
View All

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Advertising | 888-99-SPREAD

THIS IS NOT A GAMBLING SITE – If you think you have a gambling problem click here.

Disclaimer: This site is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Individual users are responsible for the laws regarding accessing gambling information from their jurisdictions. Many countries around the world prohibit gambling, please check the laws in your location. Any use of this information that may violate any federal, state, local or international law is strictly prohibited.

Copyright: The information contained on TheSpread.com website is protected by international copyright and may not be reproduced, or redistributed in any way without expressed written consent.

About: TheSpread.com is the largest sports betting news site in the United States. We provide point spread news, odds, statistics and information to over 199 countries around the world each year. Our coverage includes all North American College and Professional Sports as well as entertainment, political and proposition wagering news.

©1999-2013 TheSpread.com