The Nationals had the No. 1 pick of both the 2009 and 2010 MLB drafts, where they selected two players who are already making noise in the Majors. This year, they will be selecting a bit farther back at No. 16, which is indicative of the improvements they have made recently through the draft.
Washington is one of the big up-and-coming teams in baseball, with promising young talent all around. They have few organizational weaknesses, which will allow them to draft for depth as opposed to need.
Who will the Nationals select to join their arsenal of promising young players? Check this article throughout the MLB draft for scouting profiles and analysis for each of the Nationals' picks in 2012.