Nationals Trade Rumors

All the Washington Nationals rumors that are fit to print. All in one place.

Nats sign Nate Schierholtz to minor league deal


The Washington Nationals announced this afternoon that they signed 30-year-old outfielder Nate Schierholtz to a minor league deal and assigned him to Triple-A Syracuse. Schierholtz played in 99...

Nats get Asdrubal Cabrera from Indians for Walters


In spite of their insistence that they were perfectly happy to go with Danny Espinosa at second going forward, the Washington Nationals made a trade with the Cleveland Indians this afternoon,...

Nats have talked Asdrubal Cabrera, Daniel Murphy


While the Washington Nationals have publicly stated that they are comfortable going forward with Danny Espinosa at second base with Ryan Zimmerman on the DL, rumors leading up to the Non-Waiver...

Nats Rumors: Targets - Jose Iglesias, Aaron Hill?


Boston Globe writer Nick Cafardo mentioned this weekend that scouts think the Detroit Tigers might consider dealing injured shortstop Jose Iglesias. Could the Washington Nationals pursue another...

Nationals trade rumors: Beltre? Scouts @ Sox/Rays?


The Washington Nationals aren't stirring up much in the way of rumors with the Non-Waiver Trade Deadline just a week away, but there are whispers of interest in infield and relief help and the...

Nats Trade Rumors: Infielder? Reliever? Bench bat?


With the news that Ryan Zimmerman's hamstring strain is "pretty substantial" will the Washington Nationals look for some infield help at the major league level at the Trade Deadline? Will they add...

Nationals Trade Rumors: Nats seeking bullpen depth


Ken Rosenthal wrote earlier this month that his sources told him the Washington Nationals were in the market for organizational depth at short. Washington Post writer Adam Kilgore's sources said...

Nationals' Trade Deadline needs? All quiet in D.C.


So... heard any good rumors lately? There isn't much chatter at all involving the Washington Nationals this season as the Non-Waiver Trade Deadline approaches. Could they deal from organizational...

Rosenthal: Nationals in market for young shortstop

189's Ken Rosenthal is reporting this morning that the Washington Nationals are in the market for a young shortstop who could eventually replace Ian Desmond at short should the...

Nationals sign Greg Dobbs to minor league deal


The Washington Nationals announced this morning that they signed 35-year-old veteran bench bat Greg Dobbs to a minor league deal a week after the Miami Marlins released the 11-year major leaguer.


Nats Get Lobaton, Rivero And Vettleson For Karns


The much-discussed deal with the Tampa Bay Rays was announced by the Washington Nationals, who have sent RHP Nathan Karns to the Rays in return for catcher Jose Lobaton and minor leaguers Felipe...

Nats Rumors: Could Nationals Sign A.J. Burnett?

49's Jon Heyman speculated this afternoon that the Washington Nationals might get involved in the market for 37-year-old right-handed veteran A.J. Burnett, who pondered retirement this...

Nats Rumors: Nationals/Rays Talked Jose Lobaton


Former Washington Nationals' GM Jim Bowden wrote earlier this week about the Nats' interest in Tampa Bay Rays' catcher Jose Lobaton and now more reports are confirming the fact that current GM Mike...

Nationals Remain Interested In Oliver Perez


Nationals' GM Mike Rizzo said he was still open to adding to the roster if the right match came up this winter. Washington Post writer James Wagner wrote today that the Nats "remain highly...

Nationals Still Interested In Jeff Baker?


Jeff Baker's numbers against lefties last year have to make him attractive to teams in the market for a bench bat and several recent reports have said the Washington Nationals are one of those...

Nationals Rumors: Balfour Rage In D.C.? Bench Bat?


So the Washington Nationals are reportedly interested in free agent closer Grant Balfour and they are also rumored to be willing to deal from their bullpen depth. Can the Nats sign a bullpen arm...

Nationals Interested In Grant Balfour?


Are the Washington Nationals going to make another late-winter move to shore up their bullpen?'s Ken Rosenthal's sources are telling him the Nats have expressed interest in veteran...

Are the Nats Done Adding Lefties To the Mix?


"I think that was one of the flaws of our plan last year," Mike Rizzo said in an MLB Network interview, "and that one is on me." He was talking about the lack of lefties in the bullpen. Are Jerry...

Nats Reportedly Sign Carroll And Fontenot


Nationals' GM Mike Rizzo has talked confidently all winter about Danny Espinosa taking over in the utility role Steve Lombardozzi filled over the past two years. The Nats also added some...

Nationals Reportedly Sign Infielder Jamey Carroll


Veteran infielder Jamey Carroll, who turns 40 in February, has reportedly signed a minor league deal with the Washington Nationals and he's expected to compete for the utility role with the likes...

Are The Nationals Done Building This Winter?


So sure the Washington Nationals are probably done adding to their roster this winter, but yes they have made January moves before, so... Are the Nats really done? They wanted a second lefty... and...

Ryan Hanigan, Matt Thornton Were Nats' Targets


It probably shouldn't surprise anyone who has followed the Nationals' offseason moves that Nats' GM Mike Rizzo was looking for a veteran catcher to back up Wilson Ramos. They were reportedly after...

Nats Rumors: Tanaka, Zimmermann/Desi Extensions?


According to several recent reports, the Washington Nationals appear unlikely to get involved in the bidding war for 25-year-old right-hander Masahiro Tanaka. Are the Nats done making any...

Will The Nats Make A Play For Masahiro Tanaka?


Nats' GM Mike Rizzo told reporters that Doug Fister would be the last major pitcher the Nationals acquire this winter after the trade that brought the righty to D.C. from the Detroit Tigers. Will...

Solano, Leon, Snyder: Who Backs Up Wilson Ramos?


With catchers Wilson Ramos, Jhonatan Solano, Sandy Leon and now Chris Snyder and coaches Bobby Henley, Randy Knorr and Matt LeCroy, the Washington Nationals have assembled a lot of catching talent...

Nats Sign Chris Snyder To Minor League Deal


For the second year in a row, the Washington Nationals have signed catcher Chris Snyder to a Minor League deal with an invitation to Spring Training. When it was clear he wouldn't make the roster...

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