One of baseball's many obscure deadlines strikes tonight at midnight, when players eligible for the Rule 5 draft must be added to their club's 40-man rosters or else risk being snatched away by other organizations.
After focusing on the future for so long, is it time for the Nationals to sacrifice long-term potential in exchange for short-term satisfaction?
The Arizona Fall League season wrapped up Saturday, with Anthony Rendon and other Nats prospects shining in the championship game.
According to NBC Sports, free agent center fielder B.J. Upton has already met with both the Braves and the Phillies.