The Nationals and Oakland Athletics, who discussed a potential trade for first baseman Nick Johnson all the way back in November, have revived those talks in recent weeks, according to a source familiar with the discussions. At one point last week, the source said, a deal seemed very close.
Eventually every stathead crush past his prime — or beyond the point where he can ever hope to have one — comes to Oakland. And I really do mean all of them.
Next up: Mitch Meluskey.