Age on Opening Day 2015: 27
How acquired: 1st round pick, 2009 draft
2015 salary: $5.7 million
Needing to bolster the back end of a bullpen that no longer features Tyler Clippard or Rafael Soriano, the Nationals on Wednesday signed veteran right-hander and former Blue Jays closer Casey Jans
In trading All-Star reliever Tyler Clippard on Wednesday, the Nationals not only lost their setup man, they also lost their best backup plan for Drew Storen at closer.
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