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Olsen's deal incentive-heavy

Updated: December 14, 2009, 5:54 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

Left-handed pitcher Scott Olsen, who became a free agent when he was non-tendered by the Nationals on Saturday, has agreed to terms with Washington on a one-year contract for a base salary of $1 million.

The contract includes incentives that could increase Olsen's salary to almost $4 million if he makes 33 starts for the Nationals.

Olsen, 25, posted a 32-37 record in parts of four seasons with Florida before coming to Washington with Josh Willingham in a five-player trade in November ...

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