Manager Jim Riggleman wasn't sure he was part of the Nationals' future, so he walked -- in the middle of a season, with his team on a roll. However confusing and incomprehensible it may appear, it is that simple.
Will Jonathan Papelbon remain the Red Sox's closer for the entire 2011 season? Will Mike Quade be the answer to the Cubs' longtime futility in the postseason? Those are just two of the team-related questions heading into spring training.
Whom do you trust more, Man or Machine? ESPN The Magazine is eliminating human error in its NL East picks this year with the help of the stat gurus at Baseball Think Factory and their cutting-edge computer projection system known as ZiPS.