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Baseball sources close to Bill Ladson of MLB.com report that the Washington Nationals have interest in infielder Greg Dobbs to strengthen their bench.
The team is also interested in bringing in Mark DeRosa and Willie Harris.
Dobbs, 33, hit .275 with eight home runs and 49 RBIs for the Marlins in 2011.
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MIAMI — Greg Dobbs is attracking interest from several teams, one of them being the Nationals. But a return to the Marlins still remains a possibility for the veteran infielder.
Miami remains in the mix to sign Dobbs as a free agent. In 2011, he was a bargain, signing a Minor League deal with an invitation to Spring Training.
Dobbs, 33, initially was used as a left-handed bat off...
Seeking an upgrade for their bench, the Nationals have expressed an interest in Greg Dobbs according to MLB.com's Bill Ladson. Ladson also reiterates the team's interest in Mark DeRosa.
Dobbs, 33, hit .275/.311/.389 with eight homers for the Marlins last season, playing mostly third base but also seeing time at first and in both outfield corners. He's a .259/.316...
In need of strengthening their bench, the Nationals have expressed interest in infielder Greg Dobbs, according to a baseball source.
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