Found August 20, 2013 on My Sports Rumors:
The month of August is always a strange one with waiver wire moves. Once a player is claimed a team can pull the player back and keep them, trade him to the claiming team or simply dumped on that club. I have a feeling the Chicago Cubs simply dumped David DeJesus on the Washington Nationals this weekend. The reason being the Nationals placed him right back on waivers after the trade. The Nationals placed a claim on DeJesus and then acquired him for a player to be named when the Cubs declined to pull back the 10-year veteran, sources said. A player claimed can be traded to the claiming team, dumped on that club or pulled back. A player who clears waivers can be traded to all 29 other clubs. Rival executives, after seeing that DeJesus was back on waivers, speculated that the Nats want to clear his money (FOX Sports) What I’m thinking happened is that the Nats made the claim on DeJesus to block him from another team. The reason being is he has a club option for next year at $6.5...

Nationals trade for David DeJesus, then put him on waivers

The MLB trade deadline always generates much fanfare as teams try to shore up some roster holes for the stretch run, or sell off some pieces to begin a rebuilding process. While the non-waiver deadline passed on July 31, teams can still make trades, provided the player(s) in question clears waivers. Essentially, if a team wishes to trade a player after July 31, they place him on...

David DeJesus’ wife posts heartbreaking tweet after he’s traded from Cubs

When the David DeJesus signed a two-year deal with the Chicago Cubs in November, 2011, no one was happier about it than his wife, Kim. Kim grew up about 45 minutes away from Wrigley Field in Wheaton, Ill., so it was a welcome return to her old stomping grounds. That’s why Kim was particularly devastated […]The post David DeJesus’ wife posts heartbreaking tweet after he’s...

Nationals get OF DeJesus in trade with Cubs

The Washington Nationals have acquired outfielder David DeJesus in a trade with the Chicago Cubs. The deal bolsters Washington's bench as it tries to make an improbable late run for a playoff spot. Coming into the day, the Nationals trailed Cincinnati by 9 1/2 games for the NL's second wild-card slot. The Cubs receive a player to be named. They also save about $2.5 million...

Nats Placed DeJesus On Waivers After Acquiring Him

The Washington Nationals might not want outfielder David DeJesus after all. The Nats placed DeJesus on revocable trade waivers almost immediately after acquiring him from the Chicago Cubs on Monday according to major league sources. The move by the Nationals could indicate that the team does not want to assume the remaining financial obligation to DeJesus which amounts to about...

David DeJesus upgrades Washington Nationals bench this year and next

Though the Washington Nationals stayed quiet at the non-waiver trade deadline, General Manager Mike Rizzo decided to make a move via waivers in August. He added former Chicago Cubs outfielder David DeJesus for a player to be named later. DeJesus is an immediate upgrade at fourth outfielder over Roger Bernadina, who was released after the acquisition of DeJesus on Monday. DeJesus...

DeJesus Traded

The Cubs have traded outfielder David DeJesus to the Washington Nationals for a player to be named later....hopefully one that can do as well as what the Cubs got for Scott Hairston. Since joining the Daytona Cubs, Ivan Pineyro has a 3.18 ERA in 6 starts over 34 IP, giving up just 1 HR, 4 BB's and striking out 27. A bit of a surprise move, moreso that the Nationals are still...

Nats acquire OF DeJesus from Cubs

The Washington Nationals on Monday acquired outfielder David DeJesus from the Chicago Cubs on Monday after claiming him on waivers, according to a major-league source. The Cubs were willing to make the trade for a player to be named rather than pull back DeJesus from waivers because the deal will save them about $2.5 million. In addition, outfielders Brian Bogusevic and Ryan Sweeney...

Nationals acquire David DeJesus for whatever reason

The Washington Nationals have acquired outfielder David DeJesus from the Cubs in exchange for a player to be named later, and in a corresponding move, have released outfielder Roger Bernadina. The 33-year old DeJesus is a pretty solid player, yet this trade makes no sense to me from Washington's point of view. Bryce Harper has an outfield spot locked down for years in DC...

Nationals acquire outfielder David DeJesus from Cubs's Danny Knobler reports that the Nationals have acquired outfielder David DeJesus from the Cubs in exchange for a player to be named. DeJesus 33 is batting .250/.330/.401 this season. For his career he owns an OPS+ of 106 across parts of 11 major-league seasons. DeJesus is capable of playing all three outfield positions and this season has manned center on a regular basis.

Cubs trade David DeJesus to Nationals for PTBNL – Bernadina released

Hearing that David DeJesus will be playing at be playing at Wrigley Field on Monday wouldn’t ordinarily be news, except this time he will be sporting a Washington Nationals’ uniform. The Nationals have received outfielder David DeJesus from the Cubs for a player to be named later. In order to create room for Dejesus on the already 25-man Nationals’ roster, Roger Bernadina...

David DeJesus got traded and his wife’s tweet might make you cry

Cubs trade DeJesus, break out of offensive funk

The Cubs hope saving about $2.5 million after trading David DeJesus to the Nationals is only part of their latest look toward the future. For starters the dealing of DeJesus for a player to be named will give other players a chance to prove they can help revamp a stagnant offense. "The biggest thing is figuring things out offensively" general manager Jed Hoyer said Monday...

Sources: DeJesus claimed on waivers

Outfielder David DeJesus has been claimed on revocable trade waivers by an unspecified team, giving the Washington Nationals the chance to escape the approximately $2.5 million left on his contract, according to major-league sources.

DeJesus traded to Nationals

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Nats Talk On The Go: Episode 61

Yesterday, David DeJesus was traded to the Nationals for a player to be named later, and Roger Bernadina was released. We talk about why those moves are important. Plus, we discuss who stays up after Ross Ohlendorf makes his return: Chad Tracy or Tyler Moore. We also go over the Bryce Harper's plunkings, Dan Haren's resurgence, Jayson Werth's amazing comple months, Drew...
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