25 Adam LaRoche
Age: 32 - B/T: L/L
Maintaining health is the key for LaRoche, who could be a valuable piece for a Nationals lineup that missed his left-handed presence last year.
Age: 24 - B/T: S/R
His up-and-down rookie season in the books, Espinosa’s consistency will be key now that he’s entrenched at second base and in the No. 2 spot in the lineup.
6 Ian Desmond
Age: 26 - B/T: R/R
As the leadoff hitter, Desmond knows his role in the Nationals’ offense this season is integral and his improvement will be key to the team’s improvement as a whole.
Age: 27 - B/T: R/R
Fully healthy and with his contract settled once and for all, the Nationals will look for a return to All-Star status for the Face of the Franchise.
7 Mark DeRosa
Age: 37 - B/T: R/RView Entire Story
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