Nationals manager Davey Johnson has been named the National League manager of the year by Sporting News magazine.
The Ozzie Guillen-less Marlins will try to bounce back. The Braves will be tough as always. And the Phillies aren't dead yet. So the path to a second-straight NL East title won't be easy for the Nationals.
Adam LaRoche wants to return to Washington. Washington wants the first baseman back. But the two sides will have to find common financial ground before he becomes a free agent.