This week, we’ll be previewing the Phillies’ NL East opponents for the 2014 season with a brief Q&A session with various team bloggers.
Harper Gordek runs the blog Nationals Baseball, which is a fellow member of ESPN’s Sweet Spot blog network. He was kind enough to take time out of his busy schedule to answer a few Nationals-related questions to help preview the upcoming season in the NL East. Give him a follow on Twitter @HarperGordek.
1. The Nationals appeared to steal Doug Fister away from the Tigers over the winter, but now he’s dealing with an elbow problem. If he isn’t ready for the start of the season, how big of a blow is it for the Nationals, and who takes his place in the rotation?