The first series of the baseball season is perhaps the worst of them all, because it lends itself to over-analysis and the drawing of conclusions way before it's appropriate to do that.
It has only been three games, but so far the Nationals find themselves reaffirming many of the suspicions those who watch the team closely held before they opened the 2015 season.
When news broke on Sunday the Atlanta Braves were trading star closer Craig Kimbrel to the San Diego Padres, or in other words out of the NL East, Nationals fans celebrated on Twitter.
With three regulars out with injuries, three players playing new positions, a rookie in center field and a natural first baseman in left, defense will surely be a big point of focus for the Nation
The Baseball Show is back on Comcast SportsNet this season with a new day and time. The show now airs on Sunday nights at 10:30 p.m. with replays on Monday mornings.