Washington enters the 2012 season with a beefed up rotation and bullpen, but largely the same bats.
1. How will Davey Johnson view Bryce Harper?Davey Johnson's experience with Dwight Gooden in 1984 shapes his outlook: The 19-year-old Gooden skipped three minor league levels and dominated the majors with a legendary season. An enormous talent, Johnson believes, can flout baseball's take-it-slow developmental conventions. He'll push to give Harper every chance to head north with the Nationals.John McDonnell/The Washington Post