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    The Washington Nationals have been a major surprise in the NL West for a while now.

    After falling to the Los Angeles Dodgers, they’ve been the top seed in the division since their wild-card-winning run in 2015.

    Their recent success is an incredible feat, but they’ve struggled in some key categories over the past few years.

    They’ve been one of the worst teams in baseball, finishing in last place for most of 2017, but the team has bounced back with a strong 2017 season that saw them post the best record in baseball for the first time in nearly three decades.

    The most important question facing the team is which way they’ll be going in the future.

    Will they continue to make strides?

    Or will they fall into the same predictable trap as the rest of the NL?

    And will they make a deep playoff run?

    We spoke with five experts to find out which team will end up the best team in baseball and which one will be one of those “fringe teams” that you have to be very careful about.1.

    The Washington Wizards’ win-loss record is just as impressive as any other team in the league.

    This year’s Wizards have lost just one of their last five games and finished with the second-best record in the entire league.

    They’re also one of just three teams in the American League that hasn’t been in the top 10 since October.

    That’s not exactly a good record, but it’s still a team that’s won four games in a row, with a better record than their opponents.

    2.

    Their lineup isn’t nearly as good as it was last year.

    The Wizards have had some big, physical players that can help their defense, but their offense has been nothing but soft.

    That can be frustrating, but there are plenty of teams in MLB that have better offenses than the Washington Wizards, including the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and San Francisco Giants.

    3.

    Washington will probably win the NL East.

    After a disappointing 2017 season, the Washington Capitals are in a great spot right now.

    They have one of MLB’s best rosters and are just one game behind the Washington Senators in the first wild-cards spot.

    That should allow them to win a lot of games.

    They also have the second best record of any team in MLB right now, and the Nationals have one game in hand on the Cardinals for the division lead.

    They’ll likely win a few more games in 2018 and beyond.

    4.

    The Nationals will probably go through a long playoff run.

    The team has won the last five meetings with the Cardinals, and they have won the first five of those matchups.

    The next three games are against the Dodgers, Marlins and Brewers.

    In those games, the team will be without Stephen Strasburg, and their defense will be an issue.

    The Cardinals and Marlins are also very good defensively.

    5.

    They won’t be a team to watch all year long.

    The teams most important games this year will come at the end of October, when they face the Pirates and the Yankees.

    They will also have a tough stretch ahead of them, including four games against the Yankees, Cardinals and Dodgers.

    But that should be a fun series to watch.

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