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MetsBlog Nov 16, 2015

Results from last week’s poll about Ian Desmond’s value

Free-agent SS Ian Desmond is expected to sign a contract worth anywhere between three and six years, at around $15 million a season (Nov. 12, 2015). In a poll on MetsBlog.com last week, 71 percent of voters said …
Gaslamp Ball Nov 14, 2015

Padres trade rumors: AJ Preller has expressed interest in shortstop free agent Ian Desmond

With Andrelton Simmons going to the Angels, the Padres now have their sights set on top-ranked shortstop free-agent, Ian Desmond. The journey to fill the hole at shortstop continues for the Padres, and the latest trade rumors have them eyeing the newly available Ian Desmond. Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune reported last night that San Diego has expressed interest in Desmond, who officially became a free agent yesterday after declining the $15.8 million qualifying offer from the Nationals. Shortstop has been a problem position for the Padres since they parted ways with Khalil...
Washington Post Nov 13, 2015

Nats Journal: Ian Desmond, Jordan Zimmermann reject qualifying offers, become free agents

Shortstop Ian Desmond and starter Jordan Zimmermann rejected qualifying offers Friday, making them free agents. Neither move was a surprise.The qualifying offers would have returned Desmond and Zimmermann to the Nationals on one-year deals worth $15.8 million. By rejecting, both players are free to test the market for a long-term deal this winter.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Nov 13, 2015

Zimmermann, Desmond decline qualifying offers

Jordan Zimmermann and Ian Desmond, as expected, turned down qualifying offers from the Nationals on Friday, ensuring the club will receive draft pick compensation if and when each free agent signs elsewhere this winter.

Zimmermann, Desmond decline qualifying offers

Jordan Zimmermann and Ian Desmond, as expected, have declined the qualifying offers extended to them by the Nationals last week, leaving both players full-fledged free agents and ensuring Washington will receive two compensatory draft picks if and when they sign elsewhere this winter. Zimmermann and Desmond never figured to accept the qualifying offer — a…
Washington Post Nov 12, 2015

DC Sports Bog: Ian Desmond sees Bryce Harper putting up even more ridiculous numbers next year

Like the Frank Sinatra song that Bryce Harper occasionally uses as his walk-up music, Ian Desmond says the best is yet to come for his Nationals teammate of the last four seasons.“What a blessing that was for me and my teammates to watch him go out and perform the way that he did last year and from the minute that he called up to the big leagues,” Desmond said Wednesday on SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio channel. “The kid is an unbelievable ballplayer, he’s extremely passionate, as we all know, and to watch his growth… And to be honest, I know — I don’t think — I know that he...
Newark Star-Ledger Nov 8, 2015

MLB hot stove: Examining if Mets should sign Washington Nationals' Ian Desmond

The shortstop is coming off a down year but he's still talented

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