MLB trade rumors: Nationals holding on to Bryce Harper, but still make a deal | What it means for trade deadline

UPDATE (3:06 p.m.): Nationals and Cubs complete a deal:

UPDATE (2:59 p.m.): Nationals making a smaller deal?

UPDATE (10:59 a.m.): By holding onto Harper, the Nationals are going all-in for the NL East division title. Washington is 5.5 games behind the first-place Phillies.

UPDATE (10:39 a.m.): Nationals holding on to Harper?