MLB Trade Deadline: Nationals acquire Indians INF Asdrubal Cabrera

Priming themselves for an absolute fight in the NL East, the Washington Nationals acquired shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera from the Cleveland Indians just an hour before the non-waiver trade deadline.

Here's Jordian Bastian of with the scoop:

According to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal, Cabrera will likely slot in at second base for the Nationals:

In exchange, the Cleveland Indians will pick up infielder Zach Walter while sending some cash the Nationals' way to help cover Cabrera's salary:

Cabrera is hitting .246/.305/.386 with nine home runs and 40 RBIs in 378 at-bats this season.


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