Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 1/8/13
With the expected signing of 1B Adam LaRoche, the Washington Nationals are expected to be looking to move OF/1B Michael Morse. The team traded for CF Denard Span, which gives the team a crowded OF which includes Bryce Harper and Jayson Werth. There are several teams in the need of some power in their outfield with a couple teams looking for first basemen. With the Nationals trying to repeat as NL East Champions, they are unlikely to trade within the division, which would eliminate teams such as the Phillies and Braves. Both teams would be very good fits for Morse. Maybe the lack of immediate competitiveness would increase the chances of him being dealt to the Mets or Marlins; both of whom would benefit from his presence in their lineup. Morse has been a dependable power bat over the past two seasons. He missed some time due to injury, so some do not give him the credit he deserves. Last season, he hit .291, 18, 62 in just 102 games. His 2011 season was very solid, as he hit .303...
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