2014 record: 79-83, T-2nd place in NL East
Manager: Fredi Gonzalez, 5th season
Estimated 2015 payroll: $93 million
The 2012 National League East division race might have been a preview of years to come as both the Nationals and Braves are good teams built on pitching and young talent.
Sports Illustrated baseball columnist Tom Verducci - who by the way was in attendance at Monday nights division-clinching Nats game released his MLB awards predictions on Tuesday and the ballot is