Some thoughts from Day 1 of the Winter Meetings, including how Jon Lester's pending decision could trickle down and impact the Nationals.
The Phillies have told several teams, including the New York Mets, that Jimmy Rollins will not waive his no-trade clause to play for them.
The Nationals plan to pick up negotiations with Jordan Zimmermann this week, hoping to lock up their right-hander to a long-term extension.
The Nationals don't have to do anything at the Winter Meetings this week. But they could do a whole of things if Mike Rizzo is willing to trade big-name players.
With setup man Tyler Clippard set to earn a considerable raise through arbitration, the Nationals are reportedly "likely" to explore trading the right-hander, according to a report.