Jeremy Hellickson, Nats agree on Minors deal
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- The Nationals added some other campaigner to their rotary motion mix on Friday afternoon, agreeing to terms with right-hander Jeremy Hellickson to a Minor League deal that includes a non-roster invitation to Spring Training, a beginning told MLB.com. The club has not confirmed the deal. Hellickson, who will turn 31 in April, enters an ongoing business relation for the 5th starter motor job in the Nationals' rotary motion. A.J. Cole has been the favourite for the role thus far, and Washington has uttered assurance in the right-hander. Cole is out of options, and the Nats risk losing the former chance if he's located on waivers. But they have stopped abbreviated of appellative Cole as the 5th starter motor.