In a flurry of offseason moves after the best season in Nationals history, general manager Mike Rizzo added a new closer in Rafael Soriano, a prototypical leadoff hitter in Denard Span and a veteran starter in Dan Haren. The club also re-signed first baseman Adam LaRoche. (Associated Press)

In a flurry of offseason moves after the best season in Nationals history, general manager Mike Rizzo added a new closer in Rafael Soriano, a prototypical leadoff hitter in Denard Span and a veteran starter in Dan Haren. The club also re-signed first baseman Adam LaRoche. (Associated Press)