Washington Nationals trading P Max Scherzer to NL West

According to a rep from Ken Rosenthal, the Washington Nationals are sending All Star pitcher Max Scherzer to the National League West.

Rosenthal is reporting that the Nationals are on the verge of trading Scherzer to the San Diego Padres.

This is a huge get for the Padres as they are in a battle with the Giants and Dodgers for first place in the NL West.