The details of Jayson Werth's 7-year, $126 million contract with the Washington Nationals have emerged -- and the deal is heavily backloaded.

Werth's annual salaries, according to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal, are:

2011:10 million

2012: 13 million

2013: 16 million

2014: 20 million

2015: 21 million

2016: 21 million

2017: 21 million

He also is due a $4 million bonus between January 2011 and January $2012, essentially bumping his 2011 salary to $14 million.


Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay was named the Pro Athlete of the Year by the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association.

He is expected to be on hand to receive his award at the PSWA's 107th annual banquet on Jan. 31 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Route 70 in Cherry Hill, NJ.