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Wire Taps: Blake Treinen wants to be Nationals' nice-guy closer; Nats' Top 20 prospects; Will Enny Romero make roster?

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Roster questions, closer candidates, bullpen options and more in this mornings collection of the latest Nationals news. Catch up before today's game on MASN...

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The Nationals and the Red Sox play at 1:05 PM today on MASN and the Nats will look to break their extremely important three-game winless streak, which will definitely affect the outcome of their 2017 season.

To distract you from the overbearing tension, here's the latest from West Palm.

The Nats top 20 prospects and how they might turn out
As you may have guessed, Victor Robles' future looks significantly brighter than anyone else's on the list.

Blake Treinen could prove that nice guys can close
Treinen reads scripture at his locker, and is a generally cheery and well-regarded guy -- but some people still hold to the idea that a closer has to be a madman. Blake Treinen can break that stereotype if he gets the closer role this spring.

Will Enny Romero make the Opening Day roster?
Romero is a hit-or-miss candidate for the roster. He could either turn his career around in D.C., or continue down his previous path of inconsistency Tampa Bay fans are familiar with. Will he be in uniform at Nationals Park on Opening Day?

On the 2009 draft, and the annual numbers game
The Nats, believe it or not, have had some connection to one fifth of the players drafted in the first round of the 2009 amateur draft.

Why doesn't MASN air more spring training games?
The Nats are only on television seven times before opening day, and worse, most of the games are during weekdays in the early afternoon. What exactly is going on with that?

Could the Nats really be serious about Eric Gagne?
Former Dodgers' closer Eric Gagne is attempting a comeback, and apparently a Nats exec was there. The only question: Why?