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Wire Taps: Nationals on MLB's Top 100 prospects; NL East updates; Nats WAR with Adam Eaton...

Catch up on the weekend that was in Washington Nationals news as we all wait patiently for the start of Spring Training...

A few weeks from now we'll all get together and laugh about those winter months when there was next to no news and we were doing all we could to find something, anything, to include in these link posts... Meanwhile, the beat from the nation's capital...

Victor Robles, Erick Fedde make MLBPipeline top 100 prospect list
"Victor Robles was ranked number eight, while Fedde got the number sixty spot, both moving up the list -- Fedde is now the Nats' #1 pitching prospect, and Robles is now the #2 outfield prospect in baseball."

With Adam Eaton added to lineup, WAR numbers for Nationals get boost -
"Scherzer reached a 5.6 WAR. Stephen Strasburg was second at 3.9. Tanner Roark deserved a hat tip with a crucial 3.2 and Gio Gonzalez was a 2.9 WAR."

WATCH: Nats’ Racing Presidents Wipe Out at Tryout "
"Three dozen candidates campaigned for the role of racing presidents in 2017, but that doesn't mean there weren't some trips along the way."

Andrew Stevenson continues to hunt baseballs, move up Nats chain
"The center fielder’s AFL play wrapped a season in which he was promoted to Double-A Harrisburg for the first time."


Phillies: Phillies land 3 on Top 100 Prospects list |
Shortstop J.P. Crawford is baseball's No. 7 prospect, according to MLB Pipeline's latest Top 100 Prospects list.

Mets: Marching Towards Opening Day, Mets Have Yet To Improve Their Bullpen
Aside from re-signing outfielder Yoenis Cespedes to a four-year, $110 million deal, the Mets have otherwise been quiet this offseason.

Marlins: Marlins' Braxton Garrett is a top prospect |
With a lively fastball and an advanced curveball, left-hander Braxton Garrett has the makings of a future big league ace.

Braves: Braves' Sean Rodriguez, family involved in Miami car wreck | MLB | Sporting News
Braves infielder Sean Rodriguez and his family were in an SUV that was struck by a stolen police cruiser Saturday afternoon in Miami, police said.