Nationals

1d

After missing the playoffs in 2015 and a bad ending in the field and the dugout, the Nationals needed a strong hire to replace the departed Matt Williams.

3d

Age on Opening Day 2016: 30

How acquired: Trade with Athletics, Dec. 2011

2016 salary: $12 million

4d

Age on Opening Day 2016: 27

How acquired: Drafted in 1st round, 2009

2016 salary: $10.4 million

5d

2015 record: 74-87, 5th place in AL Central

Manager: Brad Ausmus, 3rd season

Estimated 2016 payroll: $200 million

5d

Age on Opening Day 2016: 31

How acquired: Signed as free agent, Jan. 2015

2016 salary: $22.1 million

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