The July 31 trade deadline has passed, and the Washington Nationals have made their moves. Though the club did not complete a deal for a starting pitcher, it did one thing that was predictable — worked to improve its bullpen without trading one of its top prospects in the process. Sean Doolittle, Ryan Madson, and Brandon Kintzler are all Nationals, while the likes of Juan Soto, Victor Robles, and Erick Fedde remain in the organization.
In the process of completing their deadline deals, however, the Nationals did let go of a few notable prospects. To look over those players, here is a quick report on each, and what their departures mean for the organization.