Though they were disappointed with an 86-76 record in 2013, the Nationals strongly believe their roster as-is should be good enough to win in 2014.
The Nationals lost Davey Johnson's final game, but they sent their departing manager off with genuine appreciation for what he did for the franchise.
The Nationals couldn't muster one final ninth inning rally so they finished their season with an 86-76 record, four games behind the Reds for the final Wild Card berth in the NL.
Today Davey Johnson manages the 2,443rd — and final — game of his big-league career. Join the conversation on our LIVE game thread.