WASHINGTON -- Having stumbled home from a road trip and needing to make up ground in the NL East, the Washington Nationals welcomed back outfielder Jayson Werth among a half-dozen roster moves. Nike Free Billig. The Nationals also made the long-delayed declaration Tuesday that second baseman Danny Espinosa needs some to time to heal and get his swing back. Werth was activated from the 15-day disabled list and was listed in the starting lineup, hitting second and playing right field for Tuesday nights series opener against the New York Mets. Werth had been sidelined since May 2 since with a strained right hamstring and recently finished a six-game rehab assignment with Class-A Potomac, where he batted .556 with two home runs and eight RBIs. The Nationals hope that Werth can restore some punch to a team that entered Tuesdays play batting .229 with a majors-worst .287 on-base percentage. Werths return was expected. The other moves werent. Espinosa was placed on the 15-day disabled list, a move hes been resisting for most of the season even though hes hitting .158. He has a small fracture in his right wrist and is feeling the effects of playing last season with a torn rotator cuff. Espinosa was so upset when he heard the news that he cleared out his locker completely, not the norm for someone placed on the DL. "Hes been playing through pain for the last year or so," General Manger Mike Rizzo said. "And it finally got to the point where he was not performing, and he was injured." Espinosa will see a hand specialist Wednesday and will have MRIs on both his wrist and shoulder. Rizzo didnt rule out optioning Espinosa to the minors at some point. "Were certainly going to be putting him in a position to get his feet on the ground and to get his rhythm back as a hitter, mechanically and mentally," Rizzo said. With Espinosa gone, top prospect Anthony Rendon could be taking over at second base on a daily basis. Rendon was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse, where he had just arrived after a promotion from Double-A over the weekend. Rendon didnt get much sleep Monday night because of the sudden move to Washington, so manager Davey Johnson started Steve Lombardozzi on Tuesday. Rendon has been working on occasion at second base in the minors since the Nationals drafted him at No. 6 overall in 2011, relearning the position after playing third in college at Rice. "It was actually my first position growing up. I was the small guy on the team, so they just put me at second base," Rendon said. "I guess it kind of brings back memories." Rendons first stint with the big club came earlier this season when third baseman Ryan Zimmerman was on the DL. Rendon hit .240 with one RBI in eight games. The Nationals other moves involved the bullpen. Right-hander Henry Rodriguez and left-hander Zach Duke were designated for assignment, and left-hander Ian Krol had his contract purchased from Double-A Harrisburg. "The two guys werent performing," Rizzo said. The hard-throwing Rodriguez, who regularly hits 100 mph on the radar gun, was 0-1 with a 4.00 ERA in 17 appearances this season. Duke was 1-1 with an 8.71 ERA in 12 games. "On occasion he could dominate a baseball game," Rizzo said of Rodriguez. "We were trying to be as patient as we could with him, but in the situation were in now, it was time for us -- its a performance league." Rodriguez, who was packing his belongings in a busy round of comings-and-goings three hours before the game, said he was the victim of a "little bit of bad luck." "I look at my videos and the strike zone -- I throw a pitch first strike, and the umpire dont call it," he said. "That put me behind the hitter in the count. ... I feel good, and Im waiting for other teams to give me an opportunity." Krol was acquired from the Oakland As on March 20, competing the trade in which the Nationals received right-handers A.J. Cole and Blake Treinen in exchange for outfielder Michael Morse. Krol had an 0.69 ERA in 21 relief appearances with Harrisburg. Rizzo said the moves werent some sort of "jolt scenario" to send a message to the team, but they do reflect the current disappointing state of a preseason World Series favourite. "Decisions would be different if we had a full healthy team throughout the whole season and we were hitting on all cylinders," Rizzo said. "But were not healthy. Were trying to piece together a lineup to help us scratch out and score enough runs to win some games." Other players on the DL include outfielder Bryce Harper, catcher Wilson Ramos, starting pitcher Ross Detwiler and reliever Ryan Mattheus. Also, starter Stephen Strasburg is dealing with a slight strain in his lat and will throw a bullpen session Wednesday to see if he can make a start on Saturday. 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Nike Free Günstig. -- Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley and wide receiver Titus Young were back on the practice field Tuesday -- with security escorts to keep reporters away. ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Corey Perry is following Ryan Getzlafs lead yet again, sticking with the Anaheim Ducks for the long term. Perry agreed to an eight-year, $69 million contract extension with the Ducks on Monday night, keeping the former NHL MVP with the club through the 2020-21 NHL season. The extension will pay Perry $7 million in 2013-14. The rest of the contract breaks down as follows: $5 million and a $4 million signing bonus for 2014-15 and 2015-16, $6 million and a $4 million signing bonus in 2016-17, $7.5 million and a $2.5 million signing bonus in 2017-18, $6.5 million and a $2.5 million signing bonus in 2018-19, $8 million in 2019-20, and in 2020-21 he will make $4 million with a $3 million signing bonus. The deal also includes a full No-Move Clause, which went into effect immediately. Perrys new deal is the same length as the extension signed by Getzlaf earlier this month -- the longest contracts allowed under the NHLs new collective bargaining agreement. Just 10 days after Anaheim signed Getzlaf to a $66 million extension, Ducks owner Henry Samueli signed another enormous check for Perry, the goal-scoring beneficiary of Getzlafs playmaking. "Its a huge relief," Perry said during the second intermission of Anaheims 5-3 victory over San Jose. "There were a lot of factors. How the team is playing right now. With Getzy signed, thats a huge part of it. You look around the room, theres a lot of guys in that dressing room that are going to be here for a long time, and we can definitely contend every year." Perry and Getzlaf came into the NHL together and have played on the same line for nearly every game of their careers, winning the Stanley Cup in 2007 and earning Olympic gold medals for Canada together in 2010. Both forwards were scheduled to be unrestricted free agents this summer, but both decided Anaheim has the ingredients to be a title contender for years to come -- and the lifestyle in sunny Orange County doesnt exactly hurt, either. "Weve been through a lot of things together," Perry said. "Were great friends off the ice, and on the ice, hes been there every game Ive played. Its an exciting time for both of us." Perry wasnt in uniform for the Ducks on Monday night while he served the third game of a four-game suspension for an illegal hit on Minnesotas Jason Zucker. The new deals for Getzlaf and Perry should be a major boost to the Ducks, who have the NHLs second-best record at 21-3-4 after beating the Sharks for their club-record 12th straight home victory. Perrys impending free agency could have forced Anaheim to consider trading its top goal-scorer to avoid losing him for nothing, but the Ducks now have their two cornerstones signed for the foreseeable future. "Thats a big step in the right directtion for this organization," Getzlaf said. Nike Free Günstig Kaufen. "Me and Perrs had some conversations in the last week, and the free agency thing is a route that some guys like to go, but were in a pretty good situation here with a great ownership group, and we both showed that now." When Getzlaf reached his new deal earlier this month, he immediately called Perry to lobby for a quick decision by his teammate. The forwards had discussed their futures repeatedly in recent months -- and when Perry closed in on his own deal late Sunday night, he called Getzlaf to let him know. Perry was named league MVP in 2011, when he won the Richard Trophy as the NHLs top goal-scorer with his first 50-goal season. The physical forward has 453 points in 555 games with the Ducks. Anaheim general manager Bob Murray said before the season that he was determined to sign both players while keeping enough room under the salary cap to contend. After a few tense weeks, he got it done -- and he insists the huge deals wont hamper the Ducks ability to manoeuvr. "When youve got two elite players like this, two winners, and you know theyre winners, God forbid they get away, or one gets away," Murray said. "Theyre here, theyre going to be here, and weve got something to build around and move toward our goal to win another Stanley Cup." Perry set career highs with 50 goals and 98 points during his MVP season, but he has been a remarkably consistent NHL scorer while playing a physical game with a mean streak. He has scored at least 27 goals in each of the past five seasons, getting at least 60 points in each of the past four. Perry has scored 96 goals since the start of the 2010-11 NHL season, second only to Tampa Bays Steven Stamkos 126 during that time. Perry is the Ducks second-leading scorer behind Getzlaf this season with 24 points in 25 games, including nine goals -- even while spending much of the year wondering about his future. "Obviously, definitely, its always on your mind," he said. "You can sit and wait and maybe be traded and then go to free agency. All of that weighs on your mind, but I tried to keep it out and just play hockey. Its a weight off your shoulders that you dont have to think about it anymore." Perry and Getzlaf were drafted together in the first round in 2003 and broke into the NHL together during the 2005-06 season. Perry, a three-time All-Star, is the third-leading goal-scorer in Ducks franchise history and fourth in scoring, trailing only Teemu Selanne, Paul Kariya and Getzlaf. "This is where I wanted to be," Perry said. "This is where I want to finish my career. Ive made a home out here. Being out here, its a great organization. Its definitely a class act for everybody involved." ' ' '