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MLB Trade Rumors: Yorvit Torrealba To Washington Nationals?

The Nationals and Rangers are expected to discuss trade possibilities for Yorvit Torrealba before the deadline on Tuesday, according to Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post.

Trading for Geovany Soto on Monday made Torrealba expendable and he was designated for minor league assignment as part of this move. The Nationals, like the Rangers, are on top of their respective division with pretty good teams on their heals trying to take the title from them. So both teams are definitely trying to improve their rosters in the midst of this postseason push.

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