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Wire Taps: Max Scherzer worth the money so far; What if the Nationals had signed Jason Heyward?; Should Nats go for Mark Melancon?

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Catch up on the latest Nationals news while you wait to see if the 2016 season ends tonight in Cleveland. Nats news and lots of it...

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Halloween is over, and the Nationals have still yet to play a game on October 31st. Actually, the latest they've ever played in a season is October 14th, which came this season in Game 5 of the NLDS.

Let's hit the links.

Two seasons in, Max Scherzer still impressive
Scherzer *only* has five years left with the Nationals, but the Nationals seem to have gotten their money's worth with the righty for his first two seasons. One might call it Max-imum value.

Should the Nats re-sign Mark Melancon?
There are a lot of possibilities, but Melancon is a known commodity for the Nationals who will be cheaper than Aroldis Chapman, but will still get the job done. A perfect fit?

Scary thoughts: The Nationals signing Jason Heyward
Heyward hit .230 for the Cubs this past season. With seven home runs. And 49 RBI. Did we mention that the Nationals offered this guy $200 million last year?

The best Nationals Halloween costumes
The folks over at MASN decided to round up their favorite Nationals costumes for Halloween. Spoopy.

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