The baseball season is insufferably long. The winter is insufferably long. Something has to give eventually, right?
Here's the news from Nats Park.
Joe Ross is now a part of the Nationals' future plans. Now, he has to stay healthy
Joe Ross has shown he can be a valuable part of the Nationals' pitching rotation -- but he has to be healthy for any of that to work.
Wait, what happened to Stephen Drew?
Stephen Drew was a big part of the Nats' bench last season, but still hasn't signed with any team yet (including the Nats). That's kind of a problem for the Nats -- both on the bench and off of it.
Max Scherzer in the company of greatness with another, lesser-known award win
Max Scherzer won a less-known pitching award this fall, from the Negro League Baseball Museum for National League Pitcher of the Year -- the Wilber "Bullet" Rogan award,
Bryce Harper: Still very strong
He lifted 505 pounds. No big deal.
Nats hire De Jon Watson as special assistant
The former DBacks and Dodgers executive will serve as a special assistant to Mike Rizzo.
Days until pitchers and catchers report: 35