With the new year is the old news regarding Adam LaRoche, who still has yet to receive the three-year deal he is seeking.
Reliever Michael Gonzalez signed a one-year deal with the Brewers last Friday, further thinning out the Nats' bullpen.
The Nats are continuing to gain national attention in the offseason, and were ranked the top roster in the majors, according to The Boston Globe's Nick Cafardo.
In case you missed it, read more on these stories and other headlines:
* A favorite memory from 2012
* Finding some offense from the No. 9 spot
* Can Roger Bernadina keep up his momentum from 2012?
* A closer look at Christian Garcia
* A closer look at Nathan Karns
* A closer look at Matt Skole