Nationals Journal: winter meetings


Posted at 09:07 PM ET, 12/11/2013

What’s next for the Nationals? More extension talk with Jordan Zimmermann, Ian Desmond

The Nationals have fulfilled three major objectives, and now they’ll move on to smaller moves and another try at extending Jordan Zimmermann and Ian Desmond.

By Adam Kilgore  |  09:07 PM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 12/11/2013

Nationals still looking for a lefty reliever, in the mix for Scott Downs

The Nationals remain in the mix for Scott Downs as they head into Day 3 of searching for a lefty at the winter meetings.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:53 AM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 12/10/2013

Nats drawing interest on Storen, Clippard; search for left-handed reliever continues

The Nationals are receiving a lot of interest on Drew Storen and Tyler Clippard, both of whom other clubs view as closers.

By Adam Kilgore  |  02:11 PM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  matt williams, winter meetings

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 12/09/2013

Nationals show interest in Jeff Baker

Still looking to beef up their bench, the Nationals have been in touch with free agent Jeff Baker.

By Adam Kilgore  |  03:43 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bench, Jeff Baker, winter meetings

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 12/09/2013

Nationals get started at the winter meetings with no major moves ahead

Washington will get the winter meetings going having already completed the major move of winter.

By Adam Kilgore  |  09:51 AM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 12/05/2012

Nationals all but complete their work at the winter meetings

Mike Rizzo and Davey Johnson head home from the winter meetings on Wednesday, with the Nationals' work in Nashville practically complete.

By James Wagner  |  05:47 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:26 PM ET, 12/03/2012

Mike Rizzo on Sean Burnett: Not a fit financially right now

The Nationals have talked with Sean Burnett's representatives, but Rizzo says the left-hander is out of the team's price and years range so far.

By James Wagner  |  07:26 PM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:48 PM ET, 12/03/2012

No progress between Adam LaRoche, Nationals; teams calling about Michael Morse

There's been no progress between the Nationals and the first baseman, which isn't necessarily concerning yet. Opposing teams have called about Michael Morse.

By James Wagner  |  06:48 PM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 12/03/2012

Nationals sign Zack Duke, Bill Bray to bolster left-handed relief

The Nationals added two left-handed relievers Monday afternoon to a bullpen that previously contained none, re-signing Zach Duke to be their long reliever and acquiring Bill Bray on a minor league deal.

By Adam Kilgore  |  04:54 PM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullpen, winter meetings

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 12/03/2012

Adam LaRoche's list of suitors shortens

The Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays have reportedly reached agreements with two free agent first baseman, shortening the list of suitors for the much sought-after LaRoche.

By James Wagner  |  04:17 PM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 12/03/2012

Nationals among eight suitors for Sean Burnett, and more from the winter meetings

The Nationals are one of eight teams still interested in Sean Burnett as they try to fill a hole in their bullpen.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:14 AM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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