Ranking the Nationals' Moves From This Offseason

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9. Wily Peralta

Wily Peralta
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There is a never enough pitching depth, and Wily Peralta adds to the Nationals depth in that area. Peralta was another deal that was only a minor league contract, helping it in terms of being even more low risk. Peralta threw 38.1 innings last year for Detroit, quietly pitching to a 2.58 ERA, despite a worrisome 1.513 WHIP. I don't expect much from Peralta this year, which is why I have him down at 9, but he could end up being a valuable piece to a pitching staff that needs help eating innings.