Originally Posted by CoopaLoop
Morse is pretty redundant on that roster and they obviously like this pitcher after drafting him and reacquiring him.
They gave him up to get Gio.
The Nats GM was asked about this the other day and he said despite Cole's lackluster performance so far they still feel his upside his considerable, it's a decent return. Morse is a solid player but was hurt often and they didn't have anyplace for him regardless.
Nationals have had a very good winter. Filled their center field need and added to an already very good pitching staff.