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Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 at 8:40am

Then Again, Probably Not

Posted by BW
Derek Jeter as a National

Jim Bowden would have been all over this.

From the Beckett Blog, a baseball card we probably will not see in 2011. But given the Nationals recent habit of claiming to make serious offers to every top-name free agent on the market, doesn’t it seem a bit suspicious that we’re not hearing any chatter from the front office about Rizzo making a play to bring Jeter to Washington? Especially since, as a crappy fielder who seems to think he’s the second coming of Ozzie Smith, Jeter would be a perfect fit with the Nationals’ middle-infield corporate culture. But nope, not a word. When it comes to Jeter, the Nationals are not just quiet but perhaps even … too quiet. If we don’t re-land The Dunn, could Jeter be the Nationals fallback option?

No, of course not, but isn’t it pretty to think so?

2 Responses to “Then Again, Probably Not”

  1. We already have the league’s worst defensive shortstop, thank you.

  2. BW says:

    This league’s worst defensive shortstop. With Jeter, we would have both leagues’ worst defensive shortstops. Why not double down and collect the whole set?

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