Once darlings of the baseball world, the Nationals may have fallen out of favor with the national media.
It's not often the MLB offseason brings as much excitement as this one has in such short time. It hasn't even been six weeks since the Red Sox beat the Cardinals in the World Series on Oct.
CINCINNATI REDS (90-72) vs. PITTSBURGH PIRATES (94-68)
The drama is over for the Red Sox and Dodgers, who have officially secured playoff spots.