As Jordan Bastian twiterates that the most interesting battle this spring will be in the bullpen. Jordan says that Alex Anthopoulos tells him that there are no plans, at present, to trade off any of the relievers, so we have a bunch of arms for 7 bullpen spots.
Sure unless he's in the starting rotation: Brian Tallet
If he's healthy and doesn't make the rotation: Dustin McGowan
Depending on how surgery goes: Dirk Hayhurst. Update: Jordan Bastian says Dirk will be out for 4 to 6 months. There is a very sad Garfoose out there.
Guys without options: Tallet, McGowan, Valdez, Downs, Camp. And Zinicola has to stay on the roster or be offered back to the Nationals.
So pick your 7 men out of that?
Links after the Jump:
Want to see video from the 'State of the Franchise? Go here.
Keith Olbermann knows who we are. More importantly, he likes Dirk Hayhurst's book.
At Yahoo Sports 'Duk' asks what you would do if you were on Jeopardy and Final Jeopardy was a baseball question. Bet the house. (h/t Amazing Avenue)
The folks at Baseball Prospectus picks the best and worst GM's of the 1990's. Gord Ash? Number 4 on the worst list.