Cano, Nats a perfect match
The All-Star second baseman signing with Washington makes too much sense
Here are five reasons why.
1. Positional upgrades
Because the Nationals have average -- or close to average -- players across the diamond, there aren't a lot of spots that can be upgraded. But first base is one of them. Now, Cano isn't a first baseman, obviously, but bringing him into the fold would allow the team to upgrade at first base. It would likely upgrade the defense as well.
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