The problem with shopping at Goodwill is that it is relatively easy to find passable dresses for school dances during the year, but when Senior Prom rolls around, one can quickly prove to be outclassed.
Skating through a bad division during the regular season without any truly stress-filled games just has no equivalent to playoff atmosphere and meaning. Going into the playoffs with high expectations and a big-game-inexperienced bullpen is not a good idea at all. The Nats will need to pull a Detroit and mortgage the future for a Soria, Madsen, and Tony Watson, or will find themselves wondering what if well after Bryce Harper is six feet under. Windows for championships close quickly, and Washington should take full advantage of theirs.