|Jan. 17 9:33 AM PT10:33 AM MT11:33 AM CT12:33 PM ET12:33 ET17:33 GMT1:33 CST10:33 AM MST12:33 PM EST1:03 PM VEN21:33 UAE11:33 AM CT-Right-handed starter Jordan Zimmermann, Storen and lefty Ross Detwiler have agreed to contracts with the Washington Nationals, avoiding arbitration.
Analysis: Storen was 4-2 with three saves and a 4.52 ERA in 61 2-3 innings in 2013, when he also was sent to Triple-A Syracuse in July for a brief stint in the minors. He had 43 saves in 2011, missed the first part of 2012 because of right elbow surgery, then switched to a setup role last season after Washington signed Rafael Soriano.
|July 25 8:57 AM PT9:57 AM MT10:57 AM CT11:57 AM ET11:57 ET15:57 GMT23:57 CST8:57 AM MST10:57 AM EST11:27 AM VEN19:57 UAE10:57 AM CT-Nationals manager Davey Johnson would not rule out the possibility of Storen being demoted to the minors.
Analysis: Storen is 3-2 with a 5.40 ERA after being charged with three runs while getting only two outs in the ninth inning Wednesday.