San Diego acquired Myers, catcher
The deal had been in the works for a few days, but was finally agreed to late Thursday night. Myers, 24, will head to the Padres in the deal. He hit .222/.294/.320 over 325 at-bats with the Rays last season. Myers also missed time due to a wrist injury.
The Padres will also receive catcher
Tampa Bay will receive outfielder
The Rays will also receive catcher
Washington is set to acquire pitcher
Heyman has confirmed the multiple media reports outlining the full details of the trade. The Padres are set to receive Myers, catcher
The Rays are getting two players from the Nationals -- outfielder
The Nationals are getting pitcher
Myers, who hit .222 with six home runs and 35 RBI in 87 games, was also the Rookie of the Year in 2013.
Yahoo Sports MLB columnist Jeff Passan reported this deal might also involve pieces going to and from the
"I’m hopeful, but we got a lot of talking to do," Zimmermann said, per The Washington Post. "Obviously we’ve only had one meeting so far and it went well. We’ll see where it goes."
Although, it doesn't appear Zimmermann is willing to cave in negotiations just because Washington is the only team he has known since being drafted in the second round in 2007.
"If it’s a fair value, like I have said all along, I would gladly sign," Zimmermann said. "But at the end of the day, it’s gotta be something that’s fair and if it’s not, then I’ll be moving on.
"I’m a National for one year, for this upcoming season, and we’ll see if it’s a fair, if we can come up with something that’s fair for both sides, then we’ll sign the deal. At the end of the day, it’s gotta be fair."
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