The Nationals added four prospects to their 40-man roster Thursday, protecting all from next month’s Rule 5 draft, clearing space for one of them by dropping veteran reliever Ryan Mattheus.
The Nationals, as it has been written numerous times in this space, have tough decisions to make over the next calendar year regarding a trio of their most important stars.
Jordan Zimmermann said he would buy something for Steven Souza, Jr. after the rookie's incredible catch to seal his no-hitter on the final day of the regular season.
On Tuesday reports of the Marlins having "aggressive interest" in Nationals free agent first baseman Adam LaRoche surfaced. On Wednesday a specific offer emerged.