Nationals agree on 2011 contracts with 18 players; renew Clippard, Zimmermann

The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms on 2011 contracts with left-handed pitchers Ross Detwiler and Atahualpa Severino, right-handed pitchers Collin Balester, Brian Broderick, Adam Carr, Cole Kimball, Garrett Mock, Elvin Ramirez, Henry Rodriguez, Craig Stammen and Drew Storen, catcher Wilson Ramos, infielders Ian Desmond, Danny Espinosa and Chris Marrero, and outfielders Roger Bernadina, Corey Brown and Nyjer Morgan. Additionally, the Nationals have renewed the contracts of right-handed pitchers Tyler Clippard and Jordan Zimmermann. Nationals Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. All players on the Nationals' 40-man roster are now signed for the 2011 season.

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