As we've grown accustomed to seeing around this time of year, the Nationals are once again being predicted to win the World Series.
2014 record: 71-91, 5th place in AL East
Manager: John Farrell, 3rd season
Estimated 2015 payroll: $181 million
Seeking to bolster their catching depth, the Nationals acquired minor-league veteran Dan Butler from the Red Sox, sending rehabbing left-hander Danny Rosenbaum to Boston in exchange.
Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard has decided on his list of 20 teams he can't be traded to this offseason and among them is the Washington Nationals.