Mike Rizzo

Nationals acquire Adam Eaton; Rockies land Ian Desmond

Nationals acquire Adam Eaton; Rockies land Ian Desmond

The Washington Nationals did make a deal with the Chicago White Sox during their hometown winter meetings, after all, only it was for center fielder Adam Eaton, not lefty Chris Sale

The price of Wednesday's swap was still steep: Washington parted with three young pitchers, including top prospect Lucas Giolito, hard-throwing Reynaldo Lopez — who made the team's postseason roster — and 2016 first-round draft pick Dane Dunning

“It's never easy to let go of your prospects,” Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo said. “You feel like a...

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