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.
Their blown lead in Game of the NLDS prevented the Nationals from advancing in the postseason. But if they had, there's ample reason to believe they would have beaten the Giants and captured the NL pennant.
Drew Storen and the Nationals bullpen were great all season, but they'll enter 2013 with the memory of their Game 5 meltdown still fresh.
In a sitdown with CSN Houston, Porter gave some insight into how he was hired by the Astros in the middle of a pennant race with the Nats.