We are about 24 hours away from the start of the baseball season here in D.C., but the MLB season does begin later this evening when the Cubs host the Cardinals at half-refurbished Wrigley Field.
2014 record: 87-75, 3rd place in AL West
Manager: Lloyd McClendon, 2nd season
Estimated 2015 payroll: $125 million
The Phillies made some changes in their front office on Wednesday, most notably removing the interim tag from team president Pat Gillick.
As we've grown accustomed to seeing around this time of year, the Nationals are once again being predicted to win the World Series.
The Nationals' annual offseason convention known as 'NatsFest' is usually held in late January, right before the team heads to Viera, Fl. to begin spring training and preparing for Opening Day.