The Marlins are discussing a deal with Giancarlo Stanton that could pay him more than $300 million and keep him in Miami for more than 10 seasons.
Here is a glance at potential options at outfield and first base for the Nats with help from HardballTalk's list of the top 150 free agents.
Tyler Moore, facing a career crossroads with the Nationals, is currently tearing up the Dominican Winter League with six homers in 19 games.
Jordan Zimmermann, Doug Fister and Stephen Strasburg all ranked in the top 10 in NL Cy Young Award voting that was announced Wednesday evening.
Matt Williams' entire coaching staff will return in 2015, establishing continuity the Nationals haven't had in a long time.