The Nationals inquired about Zack Greinke

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Danny Knobler of CBS Sports.com reports that the Nationals have “inquired” about Zack Greinke.  There’s no sense that there’s a deal to be made there, but the Nats were at least asking.

Here’s my theory: the Nationals came to the Winter Meetings with the intention of making all kinds of headlines about giant offers they’d make and big fish they’d land, all in an effort to make the fans think they raised hell.  Only someone screwed up and they accidentally signed Jayson Werth rather than just bluffing about it.  Oops.

You heard a better theory? I haven’t.