As noted yesterday, there's still a long way to go until pitchers and catchers report for spring training (six weeks) and an even longer way to go until the Nationals take the field April 5 to fac
The Nationals entered the offseason three months ago with one glaring roster hole: second base.
Blake Treinen was a revelation for the Nationals last season, an out-of-nowhere power right-hander with the ability to pitch both as a starter or reliever.
Nate McLouth entered 2014 feeling as good about himself as he had in some time, for no shortage of reasons. He was healthy. He was coming off back-to-back strong seasons in Baltimore.
Ted Leonsis and Mark Lerner always thought they knew what this would be like. Images of the Winter Classic at Nationals Park had floated through their minds for years.