Category: ‘Quick Hits’

MLB Hot Stove: Texas Rangers Sign Ex-Nationals’ Ian Desmond to 1-Year, $8 Million Deal
February 29th, 2016 at 5:26 PM
Ian Desmond gambled on himself and ultimately, he lost, big time. He could have had a very large contract extension over $100 million with the Washington Nationals, but he turned it down several years ago. He also turned down the $15.8 million qualifying offer from the Nationals as well. ***PHOTO1*** Now, he's...

Could C Jonathan Lucroy Be a Possible Trade Target for Washington Nationals?
February 3rd, 2016 at 12:21 PM
The Washington Nationals would like to add some depth at the catching position this offseason, and could be interested in Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy. ***PHOTO2*** Despite the fact that the Nationals have Wilson Ramos returning, the team would like to increase the production from the catching position, and Lucroy would certainly...

Washington Nationals Trade for CF Denard Span
November 29th, 2012 at 8:07 PM
The Washington Nationals have finally got the leadoff hitter they have been looking for just days before the MLB Winter Meetings, acquiring Minnesota Twins center fielder Denard Span in a trade for top minor league prospect Alex Meyer.  The 28-year old center fielder hit .283 last year with a .342 on-base...

Washington Nationals Trade for C Kurt Suzuki from Oakland A’s
August 3rd, 2012 at 4:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** It looks like the Washington Nationals finally have a number one catcher on their roster, as they have traded for Oakland's Kurt Suzuki for a class A minor leaguer.  Suzuki, a five year veteran is a solid defensive catcher and calls a good game.  He has experience behind the...

Washington Nationals Still Quiet with Four Hours to Go
July 31st, 2012 at 12:04 PM
It is high noon on the east coast and mum is still the word for the Washington Nationals.  If the Nationals are to gain another starter, utility infielder, or back-up catcher they will have to pull the trigger by 4:00 p.m.  Stick with for more updates.