Turner has been identified as the player to be named later in the Nationals’ trade with the Rays and Padres, but he isn’t eligible to report to Washington until June.
A handful of executives explain what may happen to the player to be named later (in other words, Trea Turner) over the next six months.
The three-team deal with the Padres and Rays will send Souza to Tampa Bay and net Washington two former Padres first-round picks.
This deal, an 11-player swap involving three teams, displays Washington’s strengths.
The Nationals acquire a potential shortstop of the future and a pitching prospect for Souza and minor leaguer Travis Ott.
Pitchers and catchers will report on Feb. 19 and position players on Feb. 24.
Urged by the teams, county officials circle back to the Haverhill site and hope they can strike a deal with the city for the land.
The Orioles score a small legal victory in a decision that likely further delays any resolution.
Harper, who skipped NatsFest, hopes now to plan an event with the Nationals in which he visits Washington to meet with fans.
Bryce Harper cites ‘matters out of my control’ three days before he and the Nationals are scheduled to have an arbitration grievance hearing.