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Outside Pitch 9 hours ago

Prospect Pedro Severino key to Washington Nationals acquiring David Robertson

This week’s addition of Matt Wieters to the roster has rekindled the possibility of closer David Robertson joining the Washington Nationals. Now that the Nationals have an All-Star catcher on the roster, a few of their other backstops are far more expendable. Those on the trade block include catching prospect Pedro Severino. Even though Wieters […] The post Prospect Pedro Severino key to Washington Nationals acquiring David Robertson appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
CSN Chicago Feb 15, 2017

White Sox pitcher Jose Quintana is glad for distraction from rumor mill

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Jose Quintana and David Robertson appear to share a mutual disdain for hot stove rumors.A day after the White Sox closer spoke
CSN Chicago Feb 14, 2017

David Robertson doing all he can to push trade rumors out of his mind

David Robertson is doing all he can to try to push the trade rumors out of his head and just focus on baseball this spring.

MLB Hot Stove Trade Rumors: Nats, White Sox hit 'stalemate' in David Robertson talks

The White Sox reportedly remain optimistic a deal will get done, however
MLB Daily Dish Feb 13, 2017
White Sox and Nationals at “a stalemate” over David Robertson

White Sox and Nationals at “a stalemate” over David Robertson

It still makes too much sense for a deal not to get done, but the two clubs have hit an unspecified snag in their negotiations. Last week, we learned that the Nationals and White Sox were talking about a deal for David Robertson to become the new closer in the nation’s capital. Bob Nightengale and Luis Ortiz, of USA Today, however, report that the two clubs have reached a stalemate. It’s unclear what the holdup is, as the Nats have a clear need and Robertson is a unique fit for that need. He’s a strikeout machine who has been a successful closer (85 percent success rate) for the last...

MLB Rumor Central: Nats' trade talks for David Robertson hits snag?

MLB Rumor Central: Nats' trade talks for David Robertson hits snag?
MLB Trade Rumors Feb 12, 2017

White Sox, Nationals Were Close To David Robertson Trade, Now In “Stalemate”

The White Sox and Nationals seemed to be closing in on a trade that would’ve sent David Robertson to Washington last week, USA Today’s Bob Nightengale and Jose L. Ortiz report.  According to a Nats official, however, “the two sides have hit a stalemate and no trade is imminent.”  The Sox, for their part, continue…
Outside Pitch Feb 8, 2017

Three teams that could spoil a David Robertson trade to the Washington Nationals

1 of 4 | NEXT »No matter how bad Mike Rizzo and the Washington Nationals need David Robertson, they don’t have the currency or the gumption to pull off another deal with the Chicago White Sox. The Nationals are not the only team in need of a closer. Several teams have put themselves in a position to address the back […] The post Three teams that could spoil a David Robertson trade to the Washington Nationals appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Outside Pitch Feb 7, 2017

Mike Rizzo goes back to the scene of the crime for David Robertson

Here is an instructive idiom for the Washington Nationals: Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. With breaking news about the Nationals’ continued engagements with the Chicago White Sox on David Robertson, Mike Rizzo should be cautious. The Nationals are desperate and for good reason. Mark Melancon skipped down after the San […] The post Mike Rizzo goes back to the scene of the crime for David Robertson appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
MLB Daily Dish Feb 7, 2017
Nationals and White Sox are discussing David Robertson

Nationals and White Sox are discussing David Robertson

It’s a deal that would make a ton of sense for both sides, as long as the Nats have the prospects to pull it off. The White Sox and Nationals are still discussing a deal that would send closer David Robertson to the nation’s capital, according to Ken Rosenthal. This would fulfill the Nats’ desire to have a proven save-getter in the ninth inning, while moving the excellent Shawn Kelley back to a more flexible setup role. Robertson was one of the most dominant setup men in baseball from 2011-2013, striking out 258 batters in 193.2 innings, with a 1.91 ERA. After Mariano Rivera’s...
SportsNet New York Feb 7, 2017

Nationals still need a closer, again trying for David Robertson

The Nationals are still talking with the White Sox about a trade for closer David Robertson, according to FoxSports.com's Ken Rosenthal.
Scout Feb 7, 2017

Storylines: Nats, White Sox talking Robertson

Even with pitchers and catchers reporting in a few days, the big offseason moves may not be finished as the Nationals and White Sox are talking about a potential David Robertson deal. That and more in today's Storylines...

MLB Rumor Central: Nationals engaged in trade talks for David Robertson?

MLB Rumor Central: Nationals engaged in trade talks for David Robertson?
Outside Pitch Feb 6, 2017

David Robertson trade package: What would he cost the Nationals?

An earlier report by Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports has revealed that the Washington Nationals are interested in Chicago White Sox closer David Robertson. It’s pretty clear why due to their need for a closer. The cost, however, is unclear. The Nationals traded away several of their best prospects to the White Sox previously in […] The post David Robertson trade package: What would he cost the Nationals? appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Outside Pitch Feb 6, 2017

Washington Nationals trade rumors link them to closer David Robertson

The latest Washington Nationals trade rumors are whispering about what the defending National League East champions will do next. Per Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Nationals are in talks with the Chicago White Sox about possibly acquiring closer David Robertson. The quest to add a closer has been a long one for the Nationals. […] The post Washington Nationals trade rumors link them to closer David Robertson appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.

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