[Updated 6:47 p.m.]
With the MLB All-Star break occurring this week, it seems like a good time to take a look at the Nationals' minor league affiliates.
Each of the Nationals' four minor minor league affiliates begin their seasons on Thursday. Here is a look at their rosters for 2014:
Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs
The Nationals have extended their longstanding affiliation with Class AA Harrisburg, signing a new, 4-year contract that will keep the two clubs connected through 2018.