Postseason hero Howie Kendrick is heading back to Washington.

Kendrick has signed a one-year, $6.25 deal with the Nationals after helping the franchise to their first World Series title according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today.



The 36-year-old is coming off a career year, a season that saw him hit 17 home runs with 62 runs batted in and a .344 batting average.