Washington Nationals: 2 Trade Candidates Heading to Opening Day

The Washington Nationals are expected to be one of the worst teams in the majors yet again this season. As a result, they are listening to offers for a few of their older players at the time of this writing. Let's go over two specific players now. 

Carl Edwards Jr: After a rough 2021 season, Carl Edwards Jr. bounced back nicely with the Nationals last season. In 57 games, he sported a 6-3 record to go along with a 2.76 ERA. As a result of his strong campaign, his trade value has gone up, and the Nationals could look to take advantage of this. Teams are always looking for bullpen help, and Edwards Jr. provides just that. 

Erasmo Ramirez: Erasmo Ramirez is another Nationals veteran pitcher who is coming off of a strong season. In 60 appearances, he had a 4-2 record to go along with a 2.92 ERA. With the Nationals rebuilding, we should not be surprised if the 32-year-old reliever finds a new home - whether that is before Opening Day or some point during the regular season.

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