With the week between Christmas and New Year's quickly approaching - a time when the baseball Hot Stove generally cools for a brief period - the Nationals still have a hole at second base.
Jerry Blevins' offseason began much later than his teammates, and later than even those who participated in the 2014 World Series.
Ten weeks into the offseason, the Nationals have few open spots to fill on their roster, but on their bench remain several opportunities, at least for the moment.
Reports of the Braves undergoing a minor rebuild ahead of their new stadium opening in 2017 are starting to hold truth, as on Friday Atlanta agreed to trade star outfielder Justin Upton to the San
Nationals closer Drew Storen went one-on-one with Mark Zuckerman to talk about his offseason and his expectations for 2015.