If the Nationals decide to bring Jonathan Papelbon back next season, they don't need to worry about how his teammates will respond. They need to worry about how their fans will react.
The Nationals have several areas of need this winter, but how much can they afford to spend on roster moves?
Bryce Harper, to nobody's surprise, is a finalist for NL MVP. The only question is whether he'll win unanimously when the award is handed out next Thursday night.