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MLB Trade Rumors: Nationals In Hot Pursuit Of Edwin Jackson

After hearing earlier from Ken Rosenthal that the Diamondbacks "will not hesitate" to trade Edwin Jackson, Buster Olney chimes in with more:

Heard this: The Nats have made progress in their effort to trade prospects for Edwin Jackson.

Jackson is under contract through next season, and would add a powerful, intriguing arm to a Washington rotation that's beginning to come together under Stephen Strasburg. However, though talented, Jackson is no ace-level starter, so one wonders what price tag Arizona has put on him, and how much Washington is willing to surrender.