The Nationals have addressed their one glaring lineup weakness, but it will cost them their most-reliable reliever, not to mention one of the most popular players in club history.
The rebuild of the Braves as they look towards the opening of their new stadium in 2017 has continued, as Atlanta agreed to a trade on Wednesday to send slugger Evan Gattis to the Houston Astros f
2014 record: 96-66, 1st place in AL East
Manager: Buck Showalter
Estimated 2015 payroll: $115 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.