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Cardinals restock rotation by acquiring J.A. Happ, Jon Lester at deadline

The Cardinals add a pair of former All-Star lefties who have struggled in 2021.

Padres acquire Daniel Hudson from Nationals

The Padres add a veteran arm to an already dominant bullpen.

Red Sox acquire Kyle Schwarber from Nationals

The Red Sox add the injured slugger for the stretch run as the Nationals’ fire sale continues.

Dodgers discussing deal to acquire Max Scherzer and Trea Turner from Nationals, per report

The Dodgers could acquire a future Hall of Fame pitcher and a star shortstop for the stretch run.

Blue Jays acquire Brad Hand from Nationals

Hand joins Jordan Romano as a late-inning option in Toronto.

Nationals’ Trea Turner tests positive for COVID-19

Turner, a frequently discussed trade candidate, will almost certainly be out until after the deadline.

The Nationals select Brady House 11th overall in the 2021 MLB Draft

The Nets take a high school shortstop with their first pick.

Nationals’ Juan Soto placed on injured list with shoulder strain

The Nationals’ best player goes down with a shoulder injury.

Full Mets-Nationals series postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

The Mets will have to wait until next week for their Opening Day, while no one really knows when the Nationals will get back on the field.

Thursday’s Mets-Nationals opener postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

COVID postponements will carry into the 2021 season.

Nationals player tests positive for COVID-19; Opening Day roster to be affected due to contact tracing

An early reminder that the COVID-19 pandemic will remain an issue for baseball in 2021.

Nationals sign Dave Martinez to extension, per report

Even with the Nats in last place, Martinez gets rewarded for last season’s World Series victory.

Nationals’ Juan Soto tests positive for COVID-19

Not the greatest news to kick off Opening Day with.

The Nationals select RHP Cade Cavalli 22nd overall in the 2020 MLB Draft

The Nationals take the big righty from Oklahoma with their first-round pick.

Nationals sign Eric Thames, Daniel Hudson, per reports

The Nationals add a powerful platoon option at first base while bringing back their closer from their 2019 stretch run.

Nationals sign Asdrúbal Cabrera to one-year, $2.5 million deal, per report

The veteran infielder returns to D.C. and will provide coverage across the infield.

Nationals sign Starlin Castro to two-year, $12 million deal, per report

Castro joins an NL East rival as the Nationals fill their hole at second base.

Stephen Strasburg returns to Nationals on seven-year, $245 million deal, per report

After opting out of his previous contract, Strasburg returns to the only organization he’s ever played for.

Nationals sign Howie Kendrick to one-year, $6.25 million deal with mutual option, per report

The NLCS MVP and World Series hero returns to D.C.

Stephen Strasburg opts out of contract with Nationals, per report

Strasburg opts out with four years and $100 million remaining on his contract.

Nationals acquire Hunter Strickland from Mariners, per report

It appears that Mike Rizzo is willing to overlook the Nationals’ past controversial run-ins with the reliever.

Nationals release Trevor Rosenthal

The Nats part ways with one of their major offseason acquisitions.

Nationals’ Max Scherzer suffers broken nose

The three-time Cy Young winner’s prognosis is not yet clear.

2019 MLB Draft: Nationals select Jackson Rutledge with 17th overall pick

The Nationals take a massive right-hander with their first pick.

Nationals place Juan Soto on injured list with back spasms

Last year’s NL Rookie of the Year runner-up will be sidelined for a little while.

MLB trade rumors and news: MLB to stick to one trade deadline after rule change

There will only be a non-waiver deadline of July 31, which means goodbye to August trades.

Nationals sign Tony Sipp to one-year deal with mutual option, per report

After a stellar bounce-back season, the lefty settles for a cheap one-year deal in D.C.

MLB trade rumors and news: Bryce Harper has turned down offers over $300M

The star outfielder still has plenty of suitors, but will they pay him the richest contract in baseball history?

MLB free agency: Bryce Harper has rejected multiple offers over $300M

The star outfielder may have his eyes on earning the biggest contract in MLB history.

MLB trade rumors and news: Will Bryce Harper sign with the Giants?

The star outfielder has recently met with San Francisco about the possibility of inking a deal with the club by the bay.

Nationals sign Jeremy Hellickson to one-year deal, per report

Hellickson returns to D.C. after a bounce-back 2018 campaign.

MLB free agency: White Sox make official offer to Manny Machado, staying in contact with Bryce Harper

The South Siders are going after the game’s top two free agents.

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