Washington Nationals' Batting Review (Part Two): Are They for Real?

Dave Nichols@@DaveNicholsDSPSenior Analyst IMay 11, 2009

Washington Nationals' Batting Review (Part Two): Are They for Real?

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    WASHINGTON - APRIL 20:  Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals celebrates with teammates after a 3-2 victory against the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park on April 20, 2009 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Cristian Guzman, SS

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    ATLANTA - APRIL 12: Infielder Cristian Guzman #15 of the Washington Nationals watches play against the Atlanta Braves April 12, 2009 at Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Nick Johnson, 1B

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    PHOENIX - MAY 10:  Nick Johnson #24 of the Washington Nationals sits in the dugout next to a pink bat in honor of Mother's day before the major league baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on May 10, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Pho

Ryan Zimmerman, 3B

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    PHOENIX - MAY 08:  Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals bats against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the game at Chase Field on May 8, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Nationals defeated the Diamondbacks 5-4.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Ima

Adam Dunn, LF

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    PHOENIX - MAY 08:  Adam Dunn #44 of the Washington Nationals is congratulated by coach Rick Eckstein after hitting a solo home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the third inning of the game at Chase Field on May 8, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Ph

Elijah Dukes, CF

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    WASHINGTON - APRIL 20:  Elijah Dukes #34 of the Washington Nationals is congratulated by teammates after scoring in the sixth inning against the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park on April 20, 2009 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Austin Kearns, RF

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    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 30: Austin Kearns #25 of the Washington Nationals swings during the game against the Atlanta Braves on Opening Day March 30, 2008 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. The Nationals won 3-2. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Jesus Flores, C

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    VIERA, FL - FEBRUARY 21:  Jesus Flores #3 of the Washington Nationals poses during photo day at Roger Dean Stadium on February 21, 2009 in Viera, Florida.  (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Anderson Hernandez, 2B

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    NEW YORK - APRIL 26: Anderson Hernandez #6 of the Washington Nationals sits in the dugout before their game against the New York Mets on April 26, 2009 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw