The Nationals' first pick in the 2015 draft, center fielder Andrew Stevenson, is already receiving high praise for his defense as a professional.
2015 record: 81-81, 3rd place in AL East
Manager: Buck Showalter, 7th season
Estimated 2016 payroll: $116 million
2015 record: 67-95, 4th place in NL East
Manager: Fredi Gonzalez, 6th season
Estimated 2016 payroll: $85 million
2015 record: 79-83, 3rd place in NL West
Manager: Chip Hale, 2nd season
Estimated 2016 payroll: $98 million
The Nationals avoided arbitration with another of their key players on Friday afternoon, agreeing to a one-year deal with Stephen Strasburg.