With two straight wins after falling into a 1-2 deficit in the World Series, the Giants enter Tuesday night with a chance to clinch their third title in the last five seasons.
Right-hander Ross Ohlendorf, who missed most of 2014 with a back injury, was outrighted off the Nationals' 40-man roster and elected to become a free agent.
The Atlanta Braves have found their new hitting coach, hiring Kevin Seitzer away from the Toronto Blue Jays.
Jordan Zimmermann was Mr. Consistency once again in 2014, but will 2015 be his final season with the Nationals?