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David DeJesus traded to Nationals, Washington releases Roger Bernadina

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The Washington Nationals acquired outfielder David DeJesus from the Chicago Cubs on Monday.

DeJesus joins the Nationals as his fourth MLB team. Photo: Associated Press

The Nationals will send a player to be named later the Cubs in exchange for DeJesus, an 11-year Major League veteran who previously played for the Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics.

To make room on the roster for DeJesus, Washington released outfielder Roger Bernadina.

The 33-year-old DeJesus is hitting .250 in 84 games this season for the Cubs with 6 home runs and 27 RBI. Over his 11 season in the majors, he's a .279 hitter with 86 home runs, 513 RBI and a .354 on-base percentage.

Before his release, Bernadina spent his entire six-year career with the Nationals, hitting 25 home runs and driving in 107 runs in 468 career games.

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