And so the strangest free-agent sweepstakes baseball has seen in a long time has ended. Prince Fielder is headed to Detroit, and here in Washington the debate rages on.
As Prince Fielder's never-ending search for a new club threatens to enter its fourth month -- did you know he officially became a free agent on Nov. 3?
If this long, cold winter has got you down -- er, actually, there's been very little cold to speak of in D.C.
Free agent pitcher and former ace Roy Oswalt was once thought to be the Nationals plan B behind Mark Buerhle in their quest for another starter this offseason.
For the Phillies, Brewers, Diamondbacks, Cardinals, Yankees, Tigers, Rangers and Rays, the postseason begins today. For everybody else, the offseason has commenced.