Word coming out of the nation’s capital suggests the Washington Nationals may be poised to make a run on former Arizona Diamondbacks ace pitcher Brandon Webb. Nationals officials are said to be interested in meeting with Webb’s representatives during the upcoming Winter Meetings the first week of December in Orlando Florida.

The idea that the Nationals may be a suitor for Webb’s services should not come as a surprise. Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo was the person responsible for drafting Webb out of the University of Kentucky. Rizzo was then a member of the Diamondbacks front office and is responsible for much of the talent currently on the Diamondbacks roster.

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