Significant moment No. 8 of the year came on the final day of the regular season, when Denard Span set a new Nationals record with his 184th hit.
The Nationals have signed veteran infielder Ian Stewart to a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Significant moment No. 9 for the Nationals in 2014 came in early September, when manager Matt Williams decided it was time for Drew Storen to replace Rafael Soriano as closer.