Yadier Molina


Matt Williams wanted his players to be upset at themselves after Thursday night’s debacle of a loss.


2013 record: 97-65, 1st place in NL Central
Manager: Mike Matheny, 3rd season
Estimated 2014 payroll: $109 million


Jayson Werth has played like one of the best players in all of baseball since the month of July and has clearly been a central reason for the Nats' late season surge.


NEW YORK — It sounds, at first blush, like a crazy idea: Let a catcher who has battled major leg injuries the last two seasons start more consecutive games than any other major-league catcher has