Washington's end game for Fielder
Put yourself in their place and think about all of these factors.
1. Fielder's immediate impact on the lineup could be extraordinary and turn the Nationals into a power right away -- in the standings, and as a box-office draw and a boon to television ratings. During the past six seasons, Fielder has averaged 38 homers and 108 RBIs per year. His on-base percentage climbed to a career-high .415 last season. This is what the Nationals' lineup could look like by Aug. 1:
This might be the best lineup in the National League, and if the Nationals' rotation "Big Three" -- Jordan Zimmermann, Gio Gonzalez and Stephen Strasburg -- all stay healthy, this team could be good enough to play deep into the postseason.
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