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The Washington Nationals: 10 First Place Worries Moving Forward
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The Washington Nationals have had a fast start and currently sit atop the NL East standings. They hold a 29-18 record, third best in all of the majors.

Washington has the best starting rotation in baseball, led by Stephen Strasburg and Gio Gonzalez. Rookie Bryce Harper has looked good in his young career, bringing more youthful enthusiasm to the team and its fan base.

However, there are several things that the Nationals and their fans should be worried about heading into the second quarter of the season and beyond, which could affect their playoff potential.

Here are 10 of these worries.

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