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Washington Nationals and 19 Most Ambitious Offseasons in MLB History

a desperate attempt to stay relevant, the Washington Nationals shocked the baseball world and handed out a colossal seven-year $126 million contract to Jayson Werth.

Certainly they are not the first overly ambitious team to overspend on a free agent, and they won’t be the last; but it does raise some interesting points.

Often times if a big-market team, with high expectations, fails to make the playoffs, the only possible move seems to be a free agent spending spree. Other times, irrelevant teams will make major moves in an effort to silence angry fans.

Whatever the reason, there have been countless examples of determined GMs working their magic, and here we take the time to examine the 19 most ambitious offseasons.

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