According to MLB.com, Zimmerman "has informed the team of the exact terms he would accept long-term." Two sources tell the site that "an agreement between Zimmerman and the Nationals is within reach."
The 27-year-old Zimmerman, who hit .289 with 12 homers last season in 101 games, is scheduled to be paid $12 million next season and $14 million for the following year.
UPDATE: Fielder was signed by the Detroit Tigers.
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