Tick. Tick. Boom.
I was planning to do a trade deadline Q&A with help from Chelsea Janes, our national baseball writer, at our usually scheduled time of 1 p.m. Tuesday. But we decided to postpone the chat for a few hours while we processed this breaking news, then got going at 3:30 p.m.
Here are some of the questions we answered:
Read the full chat below.
Looking for more? Catch up on The Post’s coverage of the Nationals:
Thomas Floyd, an editor for The Post’s Sports section, produced this Q&A.