The Washington Nationals have contacted the Toronto Blue Jays about a pair of relievers, Ken Giles and Daniel Hudson, to bolster their bullpen down the stretch, according to MLB.com.The Nats boast baseball’s best record since May 24 (36-16), but the bullpen is overworked. That fact was underlined Thursday, when 42-year-old reliever Fernando Rodney blew a ninth-inning lead against the Rockies. Rodney had pitched both games of Wednesday’s doubleheader. MLB trade rumors: Red Sox could pursue White Sox slugger Jose Abreu, Blue Jays reliever Daniel Hudson According to multiple reports, the Twins and Red Sox, among other teams, have reportedly expressed interest in both pitchers, and the Yankees are reportedly interested in Giles. Related News Either Giles, who has 14 saves, a 1.59 ERA and 1.08 WHIP in 34 games, or Hudson (2.80 ERA, 1.24 WHIP in 42 appearances) could make a difference as the Nats battle for a playoff spot. Giles, 28, is under control through the 2020 season, while the 32-year-old Hudson is a free agent after the season. MLB trade rumors: Blue Jays ‘not being offered top tier prospects’ for Marcus Stroman
In the interview he briefly reviews the best players against whom he has measured himself, being Sergio Ramos the most prominent defender of all those he has faced. “I respect him very much for everything he is in football”explained the Brazilian, who also He acknowledged having played “with three series: Piqué, Thiago Silva and Marquinhos”. He also acknowledged that his secret to throwing penalties is “not to fear the goalkeeper”, a quality that no attacker “must lose.” “I already faced many great, giant goalkeepers,” said the forward São Paulo, “One of whom I have always been a fan since I was a child is Marcos (Palmeiras historical goalkeeper). I was able to face him and score a goal. I keep that memory with love”. The compliments to Vinicius and Rodrygo were not the only headlines that Neymar left in his interview in Balloon support. The Brazilian attacker He acknowledged that he would have liked to share costumes with Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane: “There have been many great players that I would like to have played with. Romario is one of them, Ronaldo, although I played in his farewell with him, Zidane or Ibrahimovic“explained the PSG striker. The 10 Parisian, who is promoting his five football tournament, was also encouraged to make a team of 5 players with players born outside Brazil, Among those are Leo Messi and Eden Hazard but not Cristiano Ronaldo. “Messi, Suarez, Mbappé, Pogba and Hazard” they were the ones selected by Neymar, who also encouraged to make a retreat team set up by Xavi Hernández, Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard, David Beckham and Thierry Henry.