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The Mariners turned down a Zimmermann/Desmond trade

Ken Rosenthal has a new column up on Fox Sports discussing the confusing offseason of the Washington Nationals. In the piece, Rosenthal casually mentions that the Nationals offered both Jordan Zimmermann and Ian Desmond to the Seattle Mariners for Taijuan Walker and Brad Miller. If you don’t think that’s crazy enough, consider this – the Mariners rejected the trade. The Nats...
Via The Outside Corner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sox And Nats Have Talked Jordan Zimmermann

(USATSI)According to's Ken Rosenthal, the Red Sox and Washington Nationals have discussed a trade for Jordan Zimmermann that would bring the 28-year old ace to Boston. It's unclear what kind of prospect-based return Washington would require, but Zimmermann's $16.5 million salary for 2015 (and his impending free agency in 2016) would likely keep the quality of the package...
Via FenwayNation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals rumors: Max Scherzer edition

Max Scherzer The Washington Nationals have yet to make any big moves on any free agents this offseason, but with free agents Jordan Zimmermann and Doug Fister up for grabs after the 2015 season, the Nationals could see some big names coming their way. One name that has been tossed around in Washington recently is Max Scherzer. Scherzer is a recent free agent from the Detroit Tigers...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Trade Jordan Zimmermann: How the Nationals Can Stay Contenders

For a long time now, the 2014-15 offseason has been setting up as a critical one. The Washington Nationals have emerged as a force to be reckoned with over the past three seasons, posting the best record in baseball since Opening Day 2012. But the team must find a way to parlay its short-term success into long-term contention, a process that begins now. Five key contributors will...
Via The Nats Blog
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: Top five prospective minor league pitchers

Lucas Giolito With the 2015 season months away, there is plenty of time for the Washington Nationals to consider their minor league roster when looking for fresh players. The Nationals’ current pitching staff is top notch and any minor league player coming into this major league team has a lot to work towards. Here are the Washington Nationals current minor league standouts for...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Why would the Nationals want to trade Jordan Zimmermann?

When the reports first surfaced that the Washington Nationals had put Jordan Zimmermann on the trade block, it just didn’t seem to make any sense. Why would the defending NL East champions move their ace just over a month after he completed his best season in the Majors? Well, according to SB Nation’s Chris Cotillo, there is talk around the league that the primary motivation...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Nats should trade Jordan Zimmermann

The Washington Nationals are in an enviable position. The team won 96 games for the second time in three years before bowing out in the division series. They are a talented group, well-built with one of the best rotations in baseball plus a high-octane offense to match. They are certainly a World Series favorite for […]
Via Fangraphs
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs in talks with Nationals to acquire Jordan Zimmermann?

The Chicago Cubs are attempting to bring in Washington Nationals‘ starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann, according to Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times. Washington, like other teams, are looking for one of Chicago’s young fielders in return. That includes Starlin Castro, Javier Baez, Arismendy Alcantara and prospect Addison Russell.However, a source on Twitter are making...
Via Baseball Essential
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cubs in Talks with Nationals for Jordan Zimmermann

In what could potentially be the biggest trade that will happen this offseason, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that the Chicago Cubs are in conversations with the Washington Nationals to acquire stud starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann.  One source said the teams have enough mutual interest that names have been discussed. Another said he expected the Cubs to complete the deal...
Via Sportsnaut
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cubs interested in trading for Jordan Zimmerman

The Chicago Cubs apparently aren’t going to wait around for Jon Lester to make a decision, or for the Phillies to lower their price on Cole Hamels – they’re going in on an elite pitcher right now. The team is reportedly discussing a deal that would result in them acquiring NL All-Star Jordan Zimmermann from the Washington Nationals. Via the Chicago Sun-Times… Multiple...
Via The Outside Corner
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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