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Nationals sign Kevin Jepsen

Toronto Blue Jays v Minnesota Twins

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MAY 21: Kevin Jepsen #49 of the Minnesota Twins delivers a pitch against the Toronto Blue Jays during the ninth inning of the game on May 21, 2016 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins defeated the Blue Jays 5-3. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

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Chris Cotillo of SB Nation reports the Nationals have agreed to terms with free agent reliever Kevin Jepsen.

Think of this as the latest in what will likely be a series of no-risk bullpen additions. The Nats, basically, collecting as many almost free arms they can find in an effort to fix their bullpen woes without having to give up anything valuable at the trade deadline. Just like the K-Rod signing earlier this week or the Edwin Jackson signing two weeks ago.

Jepsen pitched for Tampa Bay and Minnesota last year, posting a 5.68 ERA with the Rays and a 6.16 ERA with the Twins, appearing in 58 games in all. He went unsigned this past offseason.

Eh, it might work. It probably won’t, but it might.

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