Rangers have inquired about Nats’ Coffey
The Rangers have inquired about Nationals right-hander Todd Coffey, according to a baseball source.
Texas is looking for a setup man, but the two clubs are not in serious talks at the moment.
It’s not known whether the Nationals would trade Coffey. A text to general manager Mike Rizzo was not returned. The Nationals are need of offense, which is one of the worst in the National League. They have a .229 batting average.
Coffey, 30, is part of an excellent bullpen, which features Drew Storen and Tyler Clippard. Coffey is having one of his best season of his career. Entering Friday’s action against Padres, Coffey has allowed four earned runs in 19 innings.