June 22, 2021

Washington Nationals News: Trade targets; Nats’ prospect Sterling Sharp a Rule 5 target? Joe Dillon leaves for Phillies (Federal Baseball)


So, the Nationals have now lost an inspirational backup outfielder and an Assistant Hitting Coach from the mix of personalities that helped them win it all this past season, so what’s next? Will their third baseman come back? Will their World Series MVP be back in D.C.?

Is there a trade for relief help (as mentioned below), a second base signing, a rotation addition, relief bolstering via free agency, all of the above, or more coming for Mike Rizzo and Co. in the front office in the nation’s capital?

Go read your links while we wait to find out…

NATS BEAT:

After gutting through 2019, what’s in store for Max Scherzer in 2020? – (MASN)
“Scherzer had never experienced a season like this one, especially from a physical standpoint. Which now raises a significant question…”

Nationals assistant hitting coach Joe Dillon departs for Phillies – (WaPost)
“One day after losing their first player of the offseason, the World Series champion Washington Nationals lost their first coach.”

Read “Washington Nationals News: Trade targets; Nats’ prospect Sterling Sharp a Rule 5 target? Joe Dillon leaves for Phillies” at Federal Baseball