Baseball '07
(Illustration by Liz Lomax – For The Washington Post)

Betting the Farm

These days, teams throughout the majors would rather hold on to their prospects than gamble away the future. With that in mind, the
Nationals' rebuilding effort has run into obstacles as they try to replenish the minor league system.

Thomas Boswell
Homegrown talent is essential, but the Nationals must pick up one major free agent a year if they intend to be one of the game's elite teams.

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