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Wire Taps: J.T. Realmuto rumors; Extending Anthony Rendon or Bryce Harper?; Nationals’ Spring Training broadcast schedule revealed

A RUMOR! A RUMOR! A REAL, LIVE, RUMOR!

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It was unassuming at first.

A few notes here and there, a trade involving the Brewers is imminent.

And then Christian Yelich went to Milwaukee. And then we got our first real trade rumor of the offseason. Miracles *do* happen, everyone.

Here are today’s celebratory links from somewhere in Central Virginia (i.e., the first out of twenty links on the journey from D.C. to West Palm Beach).

Nationals still have interest in J.T. Realmuto, but don’t need to make a move
"The Nats don't _need_ to acquire another major leaguer before Opening Day... but [they] have a history of pouncing late when they deem the price right, and... the Nationals remain interested in Miami Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto."

Nationals pursuing J.T. Realmuto
Three years of control? Check. Firesale? Check. Package in return? About that.

Should the Nats extend Anthony Rendon or Bryce Harper?
Obviously, if not both, the Nats would like to keep one -- but which one is more valuable to the team now and to its future?

How can the Nats get Michael Fulmer?
The Nats need a fifth starter. Michael Fulmer is an all-star and a rookie of the year -- but on a rebuilding Tigers club. What do the Nats need to give up to get him?

Spring Training broadcast schedule revealed for the Nats
Who's *PUMPED* for February 25th at 1:05 PM?

Bryce Harper shared a crazy photo of his cupping therapy
Ew, ew, ew, ew, ew, ew, ew, ew, ew

Washington Nationals: Exclusive Interview with 2B Cole Freeman
Cole Freeman, the Nats' fourth-round pick in 2017, is fired up, ready to go.