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Washington Nationals Rumors: Max Scherzer and Anthony Rendon chatter

Trade Max Scherzer? Seriously? Some people are taking the possibility seriously. And Anthony Rendon? What’s the latest on those extension talks?

Washington Nationals reportedly sign Bud Norris to minor league deal...

With the bullpen struggling early this season, the Nationals have reportedly signed free agent reliever Bud Norris to a minor league deal...

Washington Nationals Rumors: Nats express interest in Bud Norris

Will the Nationals add free agent reliever Bud Norris to the bullpen mix?

Washington Nationals’ GM Mike Rizzo has not ruled out possibility of Bryce Harper returning to D.C.

Nationals’ GM Mike Rizzo talked to 106.7 the FAN in D.C.’s Grant and Danny on Wednesday about the possibility of Bryce Harper returning to D.C. in 2019 and beyond...

Nationals Rumors: Nats reportedly meet with Patrick Corbin...

Patrick Corbin is apparently traveling all over the East Coast to visit with interested teams (including the Nationals) as he looks for a new home this winter...

Nationals Rumors: No need at second base, but what if there’s value to be found?

DJ LeMahieu, who’s a solid defender at second base without any draft pick compensation tied to him this winter, could be just the sort of value that convinces the Nationals to add an infielder...

Nationals Rumors: Ryan Madson reportedly claimed on waivers; Interest in Gio Gonzalez?

With two days to go before the waiver deadline (8/31), there are rumors more Nationals could be on the move...

Nationals send 3 prospects to Royals for Kelvin Herrera: What did the Nats give up/get?

Here’s a quick look at what the Washington Nationals dealt to the Kansas City Royals tonight in return for 28-year-old right-hander Kelvin Herrera.

Nationals acquire Kelvin Herrera from Royals for 3 prospects:

It’s official: The Washington Nationals and Kansas City Royals have agreed on a deal that will bring Kelvin Herrera to D.C.

Washington Nationals Rumors: Was Matt Wieters almost just traded to the A’s?

It didn’t happen, but for 20 minutes or so there the possibility of a potential Matt Wieters to Oakland trade did have us thinking...

Nationals Rumors: Nats “remain engaged” with Jake Arrieta according to report...

Some folks just won’t believe Jake Arrieta is signing anywhere but Washington until he puts on another uniform. Will the Nationals add the free agent starter to their rotation?

Nationals Rumors: More chatter about the Nats, Marlins, and J.T. Realmuto...

Another day, another report that the Nationals are not willing to part with either of their top two prospects while the Marlins want one of either Victor Robles and Juan Soto included in any deal for J.T. Realmuto...

Nationals Rumors: More chatter about the Nats, Marlins, and J.T. Realmuto...

FanRag’s Jon Heyman reported today that the Nationals have interest in Marlins’ catcher J.T. Realmuto, and he listed a number of players the Nats might consider dealing in a trade for the Fish backstop...

Nationals Rumors: Mike Rizzo talks rumors of Nats’ interest in catching upgrade in D.C.

Multiple reports have the Nationals expressing interest in upgrading their catching corps this winter, but Nats’ GM Mike Rizzo wasn’t showing his hand when he was asked about the rumors this morning during a Sirius/XM interview.

Nationals Rumors: Nats are the “favorites” to land Marlins’ J.T. Realmuto?

The Nationals are reportedly unwilling to trade either of their top outfield prospects, Victor Robles and Juan Soto, but what about dealing their top pitching and infield prospects for Marlins’ catcher J.T. Realmuto?

Washington Nationals Rumors: Nats among teams talking to Marlins about J.T. Realmuto...

The trade talks are apparently heating up after Miami sent Christian Yelich to Milwaukee tonight...

Would the Nationals include Victor Robles in a trade with the Marlins?

Victor Robles is once again being mentioned as a target for teams looking to deal with the Washington Nationals this winter. Will Mike Rizzo and Co. in the Nats’ front office consider trading their top outfield prospect? Should they consider it?

Nationals Rumors: Nats expressing interest in Marlins’ Realmuto & Yelich...

Are the Nationals interested in both J.T. Realmuto or Christian Yelich? Why wouldn’t they be? Of course they are...

Nationals Rumors: Nats still interested in adding closer-type reliever like Wade Davis or Greg Holland?

Are the Washington Nationals still in the market for bullpen help even after bringing Brandon Kintzler back to D.C.? One report today suggests they might be...

Nationals Rumors: Nats reportedly sign Brandon Kintzler to two-year deal...

Washington Nationals’ GM Mike Rizzo talked on Day 3 of the Winter Meetings about the relief market he’s looking at in Orlando and the contracts that are being handed to middle relievers this winter. According to Ken Rosenthal, the Nats signed Brandon Kintzler tonight...

MLB Winter Meetings 2017: Mike Rizzo & Scott Boras on Bryce Harper extension negotiations...

Bryce Harper’s agent, Scott Boras, met with the Washington Nationals again last month to discuss a potential extension for Harper, who’s set to become a free agent next winter if he’s not signed long-term...

MLB Winter Meetings 2017 - Nationals interested in Wade Davis? Mike Rizzo on the relief market...

Washington Nationals’ GM Mike Rizzo talked at the Winter Meetings about what the Nats are looking for as they

MLB Winter Meetings 2017: Nationals expressing interest in Jake Arrieta?

As previously reported, the Washington Nationals are at least interested in free agent starter Jake Arrieta, though given the history with Arrieta’s agent, Scott Boras, this talk was inevitable...

Nationals Rumors: Post deadline chatter on Nats’ bullpen search...

Washington made a few trades to bolster the bullpen, but they discussed a number of deals that could have helped the Nationals’ relief corps...

Nationals rumors: Nats expressing interest in Brandon Kintzler?

Does GM Mike Rizzo have another move up his sleeve as the non-waiver deadline approaches?

Nationals Rumors: Does Mike Rizzo have another move coming before non-waiver deadline?

Does Nationals’ GM Mike Rizzo have another move up his sleeve as the non-waiver deadline approaches? He’s added Ryan Madson, Sean Doolittle, and Howie Kendrick? What’s next... if anything?

Nationals Rumors: Nats talk to Padres about Hand; focused on trio of lefty relievers...

The Washington Nationals want all the left-handers! All of them! GM Mike Rizzo and Co. in the Nats’ front office are still looking around for relief help and maybe a starter...

Nationals acquire Howie Kendrick from Phillies...

The Washington Nationals acquired Howie Kendrick from the Philadelphia Phillies tonight in exchange for 21-year-old, 2014 18th Round pick LHP McKenzie Mills.

Nationals Rumors: Nats scout Cards’ Trevor Rosenthal; Tommy Pham?

With the non-waiver deadline fast approaching, the rumors are flying and the Nationals have been mentioned in connection to a number or starters and relievers...

Nationals calling up Erick Fedde for MLB debut in place of Stephen Strasburg?

Multiple reports tonight say the Nationals will call top pitching prospect Erick Fedde up to make his MLB debut in place of Stephen Strasburg on Friday.

Nationals Rumors: Nats “scouring” starting pitching market; reluctant to deal top prospects...

Will the Washington Nationals land a starter with the injury concerns in their rotation? The baseball world seems to agree that they should and will try...

Nationals Rumors: Will Nats look at A’s Sonny Gray if Strasburg’s issues persist?

If Stephen Strasburg’s forearm stiffness is a serious issue, the Nationals could pursue A’s right-hander Sonny Gray according to a report last night.

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