If the Nationals' intention Thursday night was to make a statement to the Mets, consider their mission accomplished.
VIERA, Fla. — Aaron Barrett could be excused if, as he walked off the mound at AT&T Park on the night of Oct.
Age on Opening Day 2015: 27
How acquired: 9th round pick, 2010 draft
In trading Tyler Clippard to the Oakland Athletics for Yunel Escobar on Wednesday, the Nationals found both their starting second baseman for 2015 and an insurance policy at shortstop in case Ian