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Old 10-08-2019, 09:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Tragg View Post
Eaton's WAR the last year with the Sox was inflated because of his right field defense; and the Nats didn't plan on playing him in RF anyway. His offensive production in Washington is about what it was in Chicago. Except for injuries, Nats got what they paid for.....which was too much, but he's the same player.
Another way of saying that is he played better defense for the Sox than he has in Washington. That better defense is what Washington thought they were trading for. So no, Washington has not gotten what they paid for.
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