Unless Mike Rizzo and Matt Wieters enact the secret plan that they've been plotting since December, it seems like the Nats' roster is pretty much set heading into Spring Training. So... we can dream, right?
Here's the latest from D.C.
Major questions facing the Nationals in the final week of the offseason
"The Lerner family does not spend freely, but as spring training approaches, the game of free agent musical chairs leaves a few wide-eyed veterans without a seat."
Baseball Prospectus - PECOTA 2017 Projected MLB Standings
Baseball Prospectus posted their PECOTA projections that give a prediction for every team's win-loss total.. and if the projections are correct (a very big "if"), the Nationals may not be quite as successful in 2017.
Picking at PECOTA, 2017 Edition | The Nationals Review
Baseball Prospectus came out with their PECOTA predictions for the 2017 season, and Charlie from The Nationals Review took a look to see how the Nats fared, and where the algorithms may have gotten it wrong.
Nats outfield has big names, but how much will they produce?
"It would be foolish to bet against Harper. He often has been at his best when others are questioning if he’s overrated."
2017 Fantasy Baseball: Washington Nationals Team Preview
"Still just 24 years old, [Bryce] Harper still possesses some of the best raw power in the game, and the potential for him breaking out for another monster season is always still there."
Ryan Zimmerman part-owner, investor in new restaurant near Nats Park
The Salt Line, which will open near Nats Park this spring, has a pretty important tie to the Nats. When you go in, just say you know Ryan Zimmerman, and dinner's on the house.