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The Nationals have had interest in Zobrist, a versatile and veteran player, so could this be the time to strike a deal for him?

Also, the Nationals are among the teams that have inquired about free agent infielder Asdrubal Cabrera.

The Nationals' clearest mission this winter is to fill second base, but they have many possibilities.

Matt Williams wants to play the matchups and the hot hand, and it could be Danny Espinosa, Kevin Frandsen or Zach Walters at second.

While all signs point to Anthony Rendon keeping his second base job, Matt Williams isn't ready to make any declarations.

Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo is coy about Cano but says Anthony Rendon will open spring training as starting second baseman.

Steve Lombardozzi believes he can win the second base job from Danny Espinosa.