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Nationals reportedly sign Ian Stewart to a minor league deal

The Washington Nationals have reportedly signed veteran infielder Ian Stewart to a minor league deal a day after adding veteran right-hander Heath Bell to the organization. Stewart, 29, played for the LA Angels in limited action in 2014.

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After signing 37-year-old, veteran reliever Heath Bell to a minor league deal on Monday, the Washington Nationals have reportedly added a veteran infielder to the organization as well.

Baseball America's Matt Eddy wrote on Twitter this afternoon that Ian Stewart has agreed to a minor league deal with the Nats.

Stewart, who will turn 30 in April, is a left-handed hitting, right-handed throwing former Colorado Rockies' 2003 1st Round pick.

In 2014, the Long Beach, California-born infielder signed as a free agent with the LA Angels, and played a total of 60 games between Triple-A Salt Lake and the majors, posting a .198/.310/.347 line with three doubles and five HRs over 142 plate appearances with the Angels' top minor league affiliate and a .176/.222/.382 line with two doubles, three triples and two home runs in 72 PAs for Los Angeles.

Stewart will be joining his fifth organization after playing for the Rockies, Cubs and Angels in the majors and the LA Dodgers' Triple-A affiliate in 2013.

In 511 games and 1,692 PAs in the majors over the course of his career, Stewart has put up a .229/.315/.415 line with 68 doubles, 13 triples and 61 HRs in seven major league seasons.