While many of us focused on the possibility the Nationals would trade a starting pitcher this offseason, namely Jordan Zimmermann or Doug Fister who are both just a year away from hitting free age
The Washington Nationals shocked everybody in signing Max Scherzer to a free agent contract late Sunday night, but that was before the financial details even came out.
Age on Opening Day 2015: 22
How acquired: Drafted 1st round, June 2010
2015 salary: $2.5 million
In trading All-Star reliever Tyler Clippard on Wednesday, the Nationals not only lost their setup man, they also lost their best backup plan for Drew Storen at closer.
UPDATED: 10:31 p.m.