As we've grown accustomed to seeing around this time of year, the Nationals are once again being predicted to win the World Series.
While many of us focused on the possibility the Nationals would trade a starting pitcher this offseason, namely Jordan Zimmermann or Doug Fister who are both just a year away from hitting free age
The Washington Nationals shocked everybody in signing Max Scherzer to a free agent contract late Sunday night, but that was before the financial details even came out.
Age on Opening Day 2015: 22
How acquired: Drafted 1st round, June 2010
2015 salary: $2.5 million
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.