Why the Braves are in much better shape than the Nats

While I think the Nats have a better team in 2014, going forward they have major issues. From The Washington Post: (The Nats) have their core of players under contractual control, but not under defined contracts. They are at the mercy of the arbitration system. Aside from Ryan Zimmerman, they have not given out any…

The Nationals are a beast

Let’s not kid ourselves: The Nationals are the team to beat in the NL East. The Braves are worthy contenders, with few flaws. But as far as I can tell the Nationals have no weaknesses. On offense, they’ve added Denard Span to bat lead-off and return talented backstop Wilson Ramos, who will compete with Kurt…