One week after their minor-league system was rated the sport's best by Baseball America, the Nationals got some cold water thrown on them by ESPN.com's Keith Law.
In a recent interview with MLB.com, Bryce Harper said he plans to have fun off the field too, much like Jets great Joe Namath.
If you're headed down to Florida to watch the Nationals, here's a handy guide on hotels, restaurants and sightseeing in Viera and the surrounding Space Coast area.
Several highly-talented starting pitchers under the age of 25 were traded this offseason, but who got the best one? One national baseball writer thinks it was the Nats.