In addition to providing D.C. fans with a great deal of excitement and D.C. media members with a great deal of copy, the 2012 Nationals accomplished another feat: providing D.C. owners with a strong narrative. Rebuilding is often a messy process, and the Nats were an easy punching bag for years as they slogged through losing campaigns. Then, suddenly, they won a division pennant, and everyone loved them. And so Ted Leonsis used the Nats as a metaphor in explaining the Wizards’ rebuild to Comcast SportsNet’s Chris Miller...
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