ESPN put together a panel of experts to rate the best players at each position heading into the 2014 Major League Baseball season, and Ian Desmond placed fourth. Is that too low?
Veteran reliever Luis Ayala was released by the Nationals but now hopes to catch on with another club before Opening Day.
Doug Fister is scheduled to return to the Nationals' rotation on Saturday, pitching three innings against the Marlins in Viera.
Ross Detwiler is dissatisfied with the Nationals' decision to make him a reliever, but the lefty says he'll do whatever best helps the club.