Nationals closer Brad Hand traded to Blue Jays

Nationals closer Brad Hand traded to Blue Jays

Nationals closer Brad Hand traded to Blue Jays

Washington Nationals closer Brad Hand will be traded to the Toronto Blue Jays, indicating that the Nationals will be sellers on the MLB trade deadline.

Jesse Dougherty of the Washington Post He first reported the trade, which sends Washington’s best reliever to Toronto before Max Scherzer takes the mound in what could be his last start for the franchise.

In exchange for the 31-year-old reliever, Washington will receive Blue Jays catching prospect Riley Adams. The 25-year-old is cutting .239 / .371 / .487 this season for Toronto’s Triple-A affiliate with 17 RBIs and 20 RBIs in 35 games.

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