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Wire Taps: Nationals' farm system still looks fine; Options at closer lacking; Dexter Fowler vs Adam Eaton

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Where will the Nationals' next closer come from and did the Nats make the right decision in center? All that and more + prospects...

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

The Nats, somehow, still don't have a closer. Any day now.

Here's the news from Nats Park.

Should the Nats have gone after Dexter Fowler instead of Adam Eaton?
From a monetary perspective, from a statistical perspective, and from a prospects perspective, did Dexter Fowler make more sense for the Nationals than Adam Eaton?

Even after giving away Giolito, Dunning, and Lopez, Nats farm system still has bright spots
Just because Lucas Giolito is no longer there doesn't mean the Nationals' farm system is bad. (Here's to you, Victor Robles.)

Opinion: The Nats have had a forgettable offseason
The Nats have been in the mix for nearly every big name this offseason, but have come up nearly completely empty. Ouch.

With Kenley Jansen off the market, the Nats don't have that many options left at closer
They never went for Chapman, couldn't acquire Robertson (at least, yet), and were turned down by Jansen. The question now for the Nationals: now what?

Nats could now go after David Robertson
The Nats attempted to include Robertson in their deal for Adam Eaton, to no avail -- but they may go after him now that Kenley Jansen is off the market.