The Nationals have become the subject of many trade rumors in recent days, most involving their apparent interest in adding a big piece to their struggling bullpen.
There was a lot to talk about this week, as the Nationals just lost a four-game series at Pittsburgh and with the trade deadline approaching.
In search of bullpen help at the trade deadline, the Nationals have been linked to a number of potential pitchers in recent days.
As if it wasn't clear already, the second-inning departure of Yunel Escobar due to injury gave the Nats yet another reminder that if they are to win games these days, they are going to have to do
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