Though their Opening Day payroll is up 27 percent from last season, the Nationals still rank in the bottom half among all major-league clubs.
After playing just one game in Marlins Park, Lance Berkman predicts they will move the fences in at some point.
Brad Lidge hadn't pitched in a save situation since 2010. When he got the call yesterday, the Nationals' new reliever felt right at home.
The Wrigley Fielders could send center fielder Marlon Byrd to the Nationals as part of a deal for the demoted starting pitcher.
The Nationals' thrilling Opening Day win over the Cubs felt like the kind of game this up-and-coming team might be playing six months from now.Box score