Forget the hot stove — there are possible trades and transactions surrounding the Nationals at this juncture of the offseason that have turned it into a scorching stove.
There's no question about the Nationals' most-pressing need this winter: bullpen help. And there's no question about the best-available reliever on the free-agent market: Darren O'Day.
There may be no more complex question facing the Nationals this winter than this: What do they do with Jonathan Papelbon?
Age on Opening Day 2015: 28
How acquired: 1st round pick, 2009 draft
MLB service time: 5 years, 140 days