2014 record: 73-89, 5th place in NL East
Manager: Ryne Sandberg, 3rd season
Estimated 2015 payroll: $140 million
The Philadelphia Phillies and Milwaukee Brewers have been discussing a trade involving closer Jonathan Papelbon for several days now, according to multiple reports.
With the Phillies coming off a last place finish and the Nats' off their second NL East title in three years, a radio station in Phillies territory is about to switch their allegiance.
Though the San Diego Padres have already made a flurry of aggressive moves this offseason, they are not done upgrading their roster, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.
After signing with the Phillies before a failed physical exam nixed the contract, 36-year-old lefty Wandy Rodriguez has landed with the Atlanta Braves on a minor league deal.