Nats agree to minor league deal with LHP Bacsik

Updated: November 27, 2007, 6:39 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Left-hander Mike Bacsik, who gave up Barry Bonds' record-breaking 756th homer, agreed to terms on a minor league deal with the Washington Nationals.

Bacsik was among 19 minor league free agents that the Nationals announced Tuesday agreed to contracts and were invited to spring training. He went 5-8 with a 5.11 ERA in 29 games with 20 starts for Washington last season.

The other minor league free agents, several of whom have major league experience, are right-handers Steven Shell, Dennis Tankersley, Bobby Brownlie, Tristan Crawford and Jim Ed Warden; left-handers Mike Hinckley, Arnie Munoz and Jason Stanford; catchers Humberto Cota and Chad Moeller; infielders William Bergolla, Yurendell de Caster, Antonio Perez, Luis Jimenez and Ed Rogers; and outfielders Jason Dubois, Tommy Murphy and Jorge Padilla.


Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press