Last season at this time, the Washington Nationals were entrenched in daily debate as to when and if Stephen Strasburg would be shut down as they prepared for the playoffs.
This season, the Nationals are in position to start preparing for next season. The playoffs are the furthest thing from their thoughts.
The 2013 season has been nothing short of a disappointment, and some players might not make it to next season.
Let's take a look at the five likeliest players who will not be back next season.