Former big-league pitcher and outfielder Rick Ankiel has been hired by the Nationals as their new "life skills coordinator."
There's still plenty of time for things to change, but we take a look at how the Nationals' Opening Day roster sets up right now.
Could the Nationals go to spring training with Danny Epsinosa and Dan Uggla as their second basemen? Maybe, but Mike Rizzo continues to look for a better alternative.
Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard has decided on his list of teams he can't be traded to this offseason and among them is the Nationals.