After losing out on the Mark Buehrle sweepstakes, the Nationals are exploring other options. But their best option might actually be to stick with what they've already got.
Despite their best efforts to land free agent Mark Buehrle, the Nationals lost out to the suddenly high-spending Marlins, who gave the lefty four years and 58 million.
As Miami owner Jeffrey Loria attempts to spend more than 300 million on some of the biggest names in baseball, the Nationals are content to stick with their original plan for roster construction.
Though Mike Rizzo is seeking to acquire a center fielder or pitcher via trade, the Nats general manager isn't willing to give up major-league talent in return.