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David DeJesus could help the Mets now and later

David DeJesus #4 of the Washington Nationals salutes

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Cubs outfielder David DeJesus was traded to the Nationals yesterday on a waiver claim for a player to be named later. It appears, however, that that claim was merely an attempt to block DeJesus from going somewhere else, because the Nationals have reportedly turned around and put DeJesus right back on waivers.

DeJesus is certainly a useful player, but the Nats believe their outfield is set...

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