Once among baseball's lowest spenders, the Nationals now have one of the sport's largest payrolls.
It was just one game, but the Nats' Opening Day loss to the Mets may have shown that preseason predictions of a division title don't mean much once the games start.
The Nationals have had major trouble with Craig Kimbrel, who was just traded out of the division. Some players are happy to see him go.
The depleted Nationals lineup didn't have many scoring opportunities on Opening Day, and their approach in those situations wasn't particularly effective.
You might think of Brian Mitchell as just a football guy. Then you must not have seen his "Gotta Be Honest With You" last night on SportsTalk Live.