Originally posted on The Nats Blog old  |  Last updated 3/26/13
Dave Nichols of District Sports Page organized the 2013 Washington Nationals rountable this year, where a few Nats bloggers (including me) were asked to make predictions about the coming season. It's a seven-part series, and I'll be crossposting the links here as well as my answers to each of the questions. In case you missed it, you can check out parts one, two, and three. In part four, we talked about our biggest concern with the upcoming season. You can check out the post and everyone's responses here, and here is what I wrote about on the subject: "Health. Plain and simple. It’s not that I’m concerned that the team is hurt or dinged up now. I’m concerned if someone does get hurt, especially from the starting rotation. That could significantly hinder the team’s performance considering the lack of quality starting pitching depth in the organization that is MLB ready. On paper, there truly isn’t anything that I’m outwardly concerned about, besides maybe Danny Espinosa’s strikeouts. But even then, he’s a bottom of the order hitter who can hit for power and provides exception infield defense. If that’s among your top concerns, it’s probably going to be a good year."
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