With the MLB playoffs merely two months away, both the division and wild-card races have begun to take shape, and the contenders are starting to show themselves.
One of the biggest storylines of the summer—and perhaps the entire season—surrounds the Washington Nationals organization and what they're going to do when phenom Stephen Strasburg reaches 160 innings.
There are many questions to be asked regarding the end of the 2012 MLB season and the beginning of the playoffs.
What I've tried to do is address the five biggest questions/storylines and provide my answers for them.
Here are five of the biggest storylines in the MLB right now.
*All statistics/records were collected before play began on Monday, August 6.