2013 record: 76-86, 3rd place in NL West
Manager: Bruce Bochy, 8th season
Estimated 2014 payroll: $154 million
Age on Opening Day 2014: 34
How acquired: Signed as free agent, Jan. 2013
Friday was Nationals 'Truck Day' as team equipment officials loaded up an 18-wheeler with all the supplies needed for 2014 spring training.
As the outgoing Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke has been treated to a week of appreciation for his eight years of service, including a staff reception this past Tuesday.
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The Nationals have agreed to terms with starting pitcher Doug Fister on a contract for 2014 to avoid arbitration, the team announced on Saturday.