Dan Haren

2013 Baseball Preview: Washington Nationals

The pieces appear to be in place for this Nationals team to play well into October
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<p> The Nationals appear to be as well equipped as anyone to survive both the marathon of the 162-game season and the sprint of October.</p>

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Can Angels overtake Rangers?
<p> Fueled by a new TV deal that gave the franchise's bottom line a robust boost, the Angels splurged on the biggest single-day free agent expenditure in baseball history - a combined $331.5 million committed to first baseman Albert Pujols and left-handed pitcher C.J. Wilson. Those two moves have transformed the Angels from a fading franchise trying to rebuild around young players into a serious threat to the Texas Rangers, the reigning power in the AL West and the American League.</p>

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