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Nats only slightly better with Dunn

Updated: February 12, 2009, 12:51 PM ET
By Keith Law

Signing Adam Dunn makes the Nationals somewhat less awful for 2009 and 2010, but given their inability in the past three years to convert veteran players on expiring contracts -- Alfonso Soriano, Dmitri Young, Ronnie Belliard or even younger time bomb Chad Cordero -- into long-term assets, this doesn't push the franchise forward at all. It's possible the move will end up costing them more than money if either Lastings Milledge or Elijah Dukes loses playing time.

Dunn becomes the team's ...

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