Nate McLouth will have season-ending surgery for torn labrum in R shoulder. Given developments of last few days, doesn't come as surprise.
Sources: #Nationals agree with free-agent OF Nate McLouth on two-year contract, pending physical.
SB Nation "McClouth played well for the Orioles in 2013, but the team isn't crazy about extending a multi-year offer. The Baltimore Orioles have shown some interest in re-signing Nate McLouth, reports Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun. McLouth was the starting left fielder in Baltimore in 2013. The..." November 16
Baltimore Sun "There's always some impatience by baseball fans shortly after the regular season ends and before free agency really gets going. And the Orioles' brass has been doing things -- most specifically, interviewing candidates for the club’s vacant pitching coach position. But as for some of the other..." October 29
CSN Baltimore "For the last week, Jim Johnson’s locker has been the most popular stopping point in the Orioles clubhouse. Three times he stood there and explained what went wrong. Never made any excuses, never any whining. On Tuesday, his space was a happier place. After blowing three straight saves,..." May 22
Baltimore Sun "When outfielder Nate McLouth joined the Orioles from Triple-A last August, he was just another one of executive vice president Dan Duquette's attempted reclamation projects. His new teammates knew who he was, though. Heck, one even dabbled as McLouth a few years back. "I don't think I ever..." March 20
Camden Chat "Yearning for baseball, and fearing that watching the MLB Network 24/7 might make my cable box freeze, I actually ventured around the dial a couple of evenings this week. Of course, after watching 32 reruns of "Law and Order: SVU", I again went searching - and settled on MASN. It caught my eye for..." February 25