The Los Angeles Dodgers were one of the most active teams during a dizzying Winter Meetings. At one point, their president, Stan Kasten told a reporter that he was getting impatient.
The gait was perhaps a bit slower, the gray hair perhaps a bit thinner, the No. 20 Nationals jersey perhaps a bit more snug.
Though there was legitimate optimism surrounding the Nationals when this season began, it took some time before the city fully bought into the notion this team could win big in 2012.
From Comcast SportsNet