Kiss 'Em Goodbye: Washington Nats
There will be at least one big reason to watch next year
Insider's series on MLB teams that are out of contention continues with the Washington Nationals, for whom next year can't come soon enough.
Baseball Prospectus' preseason PECOTA projection: 77-85, fourth place
Current record: 51-96, fifth place
First in war, first in peace and last in the National League.To read Buster Olney's take on what went wrong for the Nationals and what's next, plus items from the rumor mill, number-crunching analysis from Baseball Prospectus, a draft recap and whom to watch in spring training, you must be an ESPN Insider.
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