The "Baseball Tonight Goodyear Express Tour" pulls into Viera, Fla., where the Washington Nationals are gearing up for the 2013 season. The Nats broke through in 2012, making their first postseason appearance since moving to Washington from Montreal in 2005. But the season ended in disappointment, with a Game 5 collapse against the Cardinals in the NLDS, as ace Stephen Strasburg could only watch from the bench. Do the Nats have what it takes to keep moving ahead? Cast your votes!


National treasure

The training wheels are off for Stephen Strasburg, who will operate without an innings limit in 2013.

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Where will Stephen Strasburg rank among National League pitchers in 2013?

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    13%
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    61%
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    22%
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    4%

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Roaring 20s

Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper were both All-Stars in 2012 -- and neither is 25 yet.

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Which young player is more important to the Nationals' success in 2013?

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    40%
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    60%

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Capital improvements

Denard Span will slide into centerfield for the Nats, in between Bryce Harper and Jayson Werth.

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Who was the most important offseason addition for the Nationals?

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    33%
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    39%
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    22%
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    6%

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