Gavin Floyd


2014 record: 85-77, 3rd place in NL Central

Manager: Terry Francona, 3rd season

Estimated 2015 payroll: $87 million


It's one thing to consistently lose to a good team.


Braves pitcher Gavin Floyd - an Annapolis, Md. native - was cruising through his start against the Nationals on Thursday night, enjoying his best outing of the season.


GAME IN A NUTSHELL: If the Nationals hoped to open a big, 4-game series against the Braves on the right foot and begin to put to rest any questions about their ability to beat their NL East


From Comcast SportsNetPHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Hoping for a big team celebration soon, Gio Gonzalez checked off a few more individual accomplishments.Gonzalez became the first 21-game winner in the maj