Nats Notes: Trades, Dunn, Willingham

Nationals GM Mike Rizzo addressed the Washington media following their loss to San Francisco this afternoon.  Let's take a look at some highlights courtesy of's Bill Ladson:

  • The team's performance over the next few weeks will not affect what the club does at the Trade Deadline.  Rizzo added: "We are trying to win as many ball games as we can in 2010 and do it the right way and build for the future."
  • Rizzo went as far as to say that it would take an "extraordinary offer" to pry away Adam Dunn in a trade.  However, he would not rule out the possibility of dealing the slugger, nor did he nix the idea of trading Dunn and pursuing him in free agency after the season.
  • Despite publicly stating his desire to sign a new deal with the Nats, the club still hasn't approached Josh Willingham about an extension, Ladson tweets.

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