It's getting repetitive to type, but only because it actually keeps happening. The number of Phillies - specifically, members of the 2008 World Series champion Phillies - picked up by the Nationals grows uncannier by the signing.
- Jayson Werth
- Brad Lidge
- Matt Stairs
- Eric Bruntlett
- Chad Durbin
- J.C. Romero
- Chris Coste
Four of five have since retired after unremarkable/solely minor league tenures with Washington. And now,
The #Nats have agreed to terms with 1B/OF Greg Dobbs on a Minor League deal.
— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) May 12, 2014
Can you even make the argument that you are signing Greg Dobbs (who is hitting .077/.077/.077 in 15 games with the Marlins this season) at this point for any reason other than weird spite? Or some kind of "pod people" scenario?