2014 record: 67-95, 5th place in AL West
Manager: Jeff Banister, 1st season
Estimated 2015 payroll: $141 million
We've reached the final countdown to pitchers and catchers reporting for spring training, so we're counting down the five biggest storylines the Nationals will face in Viera.
If the Nationals are given the 2018 MLB All-Star game - which some have predicted after they lost the 2017 event to Miami - it could feature the American League playing as the home team.
The Nationals have released their promotional schedule for the 2015 season and on it are a few items that should get fans excited to go out to the park this summer.