Nationals Notes: Rodriguez, Coffey

The Nationals may have the day off but they're in the news thanks to interest in two players..

  • In the wake of Buster Posey's injury, the Giants have already asked the Nats about Ivan Rodriguez, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports (via Twitter).  The Nats have received interest in Pudge from other teams including the Red Sox this season.  The club has plenty of catching depth to work with if they do decide to deal Rodriguez.
  • The Rangers have inquired about Nationals right-hander Todd Coffey, a baseball source tells Bill Ladson of  While it's known that Texas is looking for a setup man, Ladson cautions that the two clubs are not in serious talks at the moment and it's not known whether the Nats would trade Coffey.  Ben Nicholson-Smith recently highlighted Coffey as a non-tender from last offseason that is now exceeding expectations with a new ballclub.

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