Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union Tribune reports that the Padres have expressed interest in free agent shortstop Ian Desmond.
SS Ian Desmond has rejected the Nationals' one-year, $15.8 million qualifying offer.
Nationals extended a $15.8 million qualifying offer to SS Ian Desmond.
Ian Desmond is not in the lineup for the second game of the Nationals' doubleheader Saturday against the Mets.
Ian Desmond is absent from the Nationals' starting lineup Monday afternoon against the Reds.
Ian Desmond went 3-for-3 with a solo home run, but the Nationals suffered a 12-5 loss to the Phillies on Sunday.
Ian Desmond plated all of the Nationals' runs with a two-run homer and a two-run single Thursday against the Marlins.
Ian Desmond went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and a strikeout in Friday's loss to the Marlins.
Ian Desmond finished 3-for-6 with a run scored and four RBI in a win over the Rockies on Tuesday.
Ian Desmond drilled a pair of home runs and stole a base, helping the Nationals beat the Dodgers on Monday.
Ian Desmond is not in the Nationals' lineup Wednesday.
Ian Desmond slugged a solo home run Friday against the Pirates.
Ian Desmond went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer Thursday versus the Pirates.
Ian Desmond went yard for the eighth time this season as the Nationals defeated the Mets on Monday.