The Washington Nationals need to improve at second base for the 2020 season.
In line with MLB Community’s Jon Morosi, the Nationals “are displaying continued curiosity” in free-agent second baseman D.J. LeMahieu, who they pursued in free company two years in the past.
LeMahieu grew to become a free agent final week when he declined the New York Yankees one-year, $18.9 million qualifying supply. He is drawn loads of curiosity from quite a lot of groups across the league, together with the New York Mets, Toronto Blue Jays, Boston Purple Sox and Tampa Bay Rays, amongst others.
Whereas he may signal with one other staff, it was reported Thursday that LeMahieu prefers to re-sign with the Yankees, the place he is discovered loads of success during the last two seasons.
The 2-time batting title winner has averaged .336 on the plate in two seasons with New York, raking in 129 RBI and 36 dwelling runs. He completed third in MVP voting in the course of the 2020 marketing campaign.
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