Mike Rizzo hasn’t been afraid in the past to make a surprise January signing, even at positions that already appear to be filled — ie.
Cal Ripken may not be the Nationals' new manager, but he's still a popular figure among baseball fans in Washington. Before baseball returned to D.C.
Still tweaking their roster with the 2014 season approaching, the Nationals are interested in a familiar name.
2013 record: 85-77, 3rd place in AL East
Manager: Buck Showalter, 5th season
Estimated 2014 payroll: $82 million