Even as the World Series played out, many believed the Nationals had the better team.
The Nationals officially exercised Span's $9-million team option on Thursday.
Now that the World Series is over, free agency has begun. The Nationals have much to answer this offseason.
We answered a range of questions from Jordan Zimmermann to Adam LaRoche to Ian Desmond to MASN to Viera's Panera.
The second baseman is hitting .205 in 12 games, but is known for his high energy and work ethic.
The Nationals promoted Adam Cromie to assistant general manager and added two new analysts.
Minniti served as a Nationals assistant general manager for five years and takes on the same title in Arizona.
The event will return to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
Span has never won the award and has been nominated twice, while LaRoche claimed the trophy in 2012.
In the return of our question-and-answer, we'll answer the best questions about the Nationals.