Buzz: Nationals asking for a Boat Load

The Nationals are the only team that is likely to make a deal before the all-star break,’s Jon Heyman said in a recent interview with WFAN, which you can listen to here.

According to Heyman, citing people around the league, the Nationals are asking for a ‘boat load,’ in exchange for Adam Dunn and Nick Johnson.

…if you recall, the buzz from baseball a few weeks back had been that the Nationals were asking for Bobby Parnell from the Mets, or Manny Delcarmen from the Red Sox, in a deal for johnson

Heyman says Mets people have acknowledged to him that Dunn is one of the few players who could consistently hit the ball out of Citi Field.

To listen to Heyman’s entire interview, during which he talks about Jerry Manuel, Bobby Valentine, the Yankees, and other topics from around MLB, go to