The Nationals have been searching for a leadoff hitter and center fielder since ... well, since before they were the Nationals.
Technically speaking, the baseball offseason began the moment the San Francisco Giants wrapped up a four-game whitewashing of the Detroit Tigers in the World Series. That was 29 days ago.
Already over a month into their offseason, the Nationals haven't given many answers or even signs as to their plan for 2013. Will they re-sign Adam LaRoche?
Throughout their history in Washington -- and most definitely in the four years since Mike Rizzo became general manager -- the Nationals have adhered to one simple philosophy when it comes to play