Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports says the Nationals could be a surprise contender for free agent Max Scherzer.
The Nationals added four players to their 40-man roster, including pitching prospect A.J. Cole, while cutting ties with two players, including reliever Ryan Mattheus.
The Nationals must make several 40-man roster decisions before 11:59 p.m. Thursday, perhaps cutting some players to protect other prospects from being lost in the Rule 5 draft.
Jordan Zimmermann said he would buy something for Steven Souza, Jr. after the rookie's incredible catch to seal no-hitter. On Wednesday, we found it what it was.