The Washington Nationals announced this afternoon that they had worked out a deal with Tampa Bay after the Rays claimed 33-year-old outfielder David DeJesus on waivers. The deal is apparently in return for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
Reports last night said Kurt Suzuki was dealt back to Oakland, a little over a year after Washington acquired the catcher from the A's last August. The Nationals announced the deal this morning. In return for the 29-year-old catcher, the Nats received 22-year-old RHP Dakota Bacus.
Washington Nationals Trade Deadline Chatter
All the Washington Nationals Trade Deadline rumors that are fit to print and some that are ridiculous...
According to multiple reports, the Washington Nationals acquired outfielder David DeJesus from the Chicago Cubs this afternoon in a deal for a PTBNL. DeJesus gives the Nats the bench bat they were reportedly after at the recent Non-Waiver Deadline.
Word from the Washington Nationals over the last few weeks was that they liked their roster and didn't intend on making a splash at the Non-Waiver Trade Deadline and with the four o'clock hour now past it appears that they've stood pat...
There aren't too many rumors or mentions of the Washington Nationals with less than 24 hours to go before tomorrow afternoon's Non-Waiver Trade Deadline. Will the Nats stand pat with the roster they have or tinker in an attempt to turn things around?
The Washington Nationals won three straight to end their 11-game homestand at 52-54 overall. Now the Nats head out to Detroit to start a two-game set with the Detroit Tigers before Wednesday's Non-Waiver Trade Deadline. WIll the Nats find a bat?
Whereas in years past, the Washington Nationals have been in the market for pitching help, they're saying this season that they like what they have in the majors and in the pipeline. Will the Nats stand pat when the Trade Deadline arrives?
How big a start is this for Dan Haren tonight? Will his success or lack of it vs the Miami Marlins force the Washington Nationals to make a move to add pitching? Or can the veteran right-hander impress and convince the Nats he's turned things around?
The deal which was rumored last night was made official this morning with the Washington Nationals acquiring 33-year-old veteran Scott Hairston and a PTBNL from the Chicago Cubs in return for 21-year-old right-hander Ivan Pineyro and a PTBNL.
While reports out there have suggested the Nationals need to go after a back-of-the-rotation arm, and others have claimed they're actively pursuing one, Nats' GM Mike Rizzo said this week that he doesn't anticipate the team trading for a starter.
Before the start of the series with the New York Mets in Citi Field in Flushing, Queens, we talked to The Mets Blog's Steve Hirsch about the Washington Nationals' rumored starter for Saturday's game and what to expect from the Nats this weekend
Drew Storen's name has come up in previous seasons as the late July non-waiver trade deadline came and went without him being dealt. Will it be another month of dealing with rumors for the former Nats' closer as the 2013 Trade Deadline approaches?
According to a report by MLB.com's Bill Ladson this morning, the Washington Nationals have agreed on a minor league deal with veteran left-hander Will Ohman, who will give the team another left-handed option in their bullpen.
The Washington Nationals announced this afternoon that they had added veteran backstop Chris Snyder to the mix behind the plate, adding the 31-year-old catcher on a minor league deal that includes an invitation to Spring Training.
According to several reports tonight the Washington Nationals have dealt Michael Morse to the Seattle Mariners as part of a three-team trade with the Oakland A's that brings A.J. Cole back to D.C. a year after he was traded to the A's.
According to a report this afternoon by Yahoo!Sports.com's Jeff Passan, the Washington Nationals and free agent reliever Rafael Soriano have agreed on a 2-year/$28M dollar deal that brings another power right-hander into the Nats' pen.
Washington Nationals' first baseman Adam LaRoche will remain in D.C. The 33-year-old infielder reportedly signed a two-year deal this afternoon. What does that mean for Michael Morse? The rumors picked up as soon as LaRoche's deal was announced.
According to a report by Washington Post writer Adam Kilgore the Washington Nationals and Adam LaRoche have agreed on a two-year deal, ending a long winter of waiting to see if the 33-year-old infielder would return to D.C.
The Washington Nationals have reportedly signed free agent right-hander Dan Haren to a 1-year/$13M dollar deal, adding the starter to a rotation that will feature Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez, Jordan Zimmermann and Ross Detwiler.
The Washington Nationals want to bring Adam LaRoche back, but they have the option of keeping Michael Morse at first, that is, if they don't trade the big slugger at the Winter Meetings. Rumors and lots of them...
The Washington Nationals and Adam LaRoche continue to talk about a deal to bring the 33-year-old first baseman back in 2013 and beyond. Just how far beyond next season seems to be the hold up.
The Washington Nationals have been linked to B.J. Upton via rumor for years and they reportedly spoke to the outfielder this winter. A report by Tampa Bay Times' writer Marc Topkin says the 28-year-old wants to make a decision on a new home this week
D.C. GM Mike Rizzo hasn't ruled out the possibility of pursuing the best available starters on the free agent market this winter, and Washington Nationals fans are wondering whether or not the Nats will go after Zack Greinke.
Washington Post writer Adam Kilgore's sources tell him that the Washington Nationals have talked to free agent outfielder B.J. Upton, who reportedly met with the Philadelphia Phillies and Atlanta Braves this week.
D.C. GM Mike Rizzo was on MLB Network Radio this morning talking about the Washington Nationals' needs and plans for the 2012-13 Hot Stove season.