The Nationals have received interest from three or four teams about trading for towering right-hander Chris Young.
If the Nationals do not add Chris Young to their active roster by Thursday, he can seek a major league rotation spot elsewhere.
The veteran right-hander says his shoulder feels better than it has in five to six years.
The Nats added a reliever from the Mexican League and brought back Chris Young as depth.
Chris Young's ineffectiveness and injury have left the Nationals lacking in rotation depth.
The big right-hander is slated to make his first minor league start of the season on Tuesday night in Syracuse.
After staying in contact with the Nationals since opting out of his deal, the right-handed starter agreed to re-sign.
The Nationals are still interested in bringing back Chris Young as the tall right-hander seeks a major league contract.
The Nationals remain hopeful, if not optimistic, they can hold on to Young if he cannot find a major league deal elsewhere.
Chris Young opted out of his contract to and will likely sign a major league deal elsewhere, leaving the Nats looking for a new No. 6 starter.