2014 record: 66-96, 4th place in NL West
Manager: Walt Weiss, 3rd season
Estimated 2015 payroll: $98 million
In the New York Mets' seemingly never-ending search for a competent shortstop, superstar Troy Tulowitzki's name has come up often.
Former Nationals pitcher Dan Haren has made it clear he does not want to pitch for the Miami Marlins since he was traded there in a December deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Nationals may have lost to the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, but they won where it counted thanks to reliever Aaron Barrett.