The Nationals' next closer likely will come from among Tyler Clippard, Craig Stammen and Sean Burnett. Clippard was an All-Star in the set-up role last season, Stammen is 3-0 with a 1.44 ERA and Burnett has 10 career saves. Henry Rodriguez lost the job after a series of wild outings. (Associated Press)

The Nationals' next closer likely will come from among Tyler Clippard, Craig Stammen and Sean Burnett. Clippard was an All-Star in the set-up role last season, Stammen is 3-0 with a 1.44 ERA and Burnett has 10 career saves. Henry Rodriguez lost the job after a series of wild outings. (Associated Press)