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Some have viewed the Washington Nationals and San Francisco Giants as a potential playoff preview as both teams look primed to play in October.


Perhaps no Nationals player divides the fanbase like Ian Desmond. He has multi-tool potential and plus-power for his position, but hits for a low average and is a defensive liability.


In a special offseason edition of their MLB power rankings, Sports Illustrated has slotted the Washington Nationals as the 12th best team in baseball.