The Washington Nationals have been working very hard to answer some of their many lingering questions this offseason. Get rid of a closer who walked more batters than he struck out? Check. Bring in at least one, and possibly two, relievers to take his place? Check. Cover the teamÆs posterior, in case Jesus Flores is not 100 percent healthy, by signing a former all-star catcher willing to take on a reduced role? Check. Chase veteran free-agent pitchers down the street, contract in one hand, pen in the other? Check. While most NationalsÆ fans arenÆt entirely sure what the team will look like when General Manager Mike Rizzo ceases his tinkering and trading, one thing is for sure: they are going to be a better team. But one change that is not being considered, at least publicly, is in right ...
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