Some worry what the Nationals would do with the backend of their bullpen if they got rid of Jonathan Papelbon. There are plenty of reasons why they would be just fine, though.
A new report from the Boston Globe has the Nationals eyeing catcher as a spot they could potentially upgrade.
Four different Nationals players appeared on MLB.com's 2016 list of the top 100 prospects in baseball, including Lucas Giolito and Trea Turner, who both placed in the top 11.
Daniel Murphy is entering his first season with the Nationals after signing a three-year free agent deal this winter.