This isn't the first time Jesus Flores has been asked to serve as the Nationals' backup catcher. He did it as a rookie Rule 5 draft pick in 2007, and he did it again late last season.
Fresh off back-to-back, walk-off victories in extra innings, the Nationals return to the field this afternoon attempting to actually win a game, you know, in regulation.
Excuse the Washington Wizards if they believe there is something to the Friday the 13th superstition.
Here are the 26 players who have accepted invitations to attend the NFL draft in New York starting April 26. They are in aplhabetical order but we know who is No.
We knew the Nationals rotation was deep, talented and capable of doing some special things this season. But did we expect all of that to become so obvious so early in the year?