09/22/09 6:00 PM ET
Nationals' All-Time 9 races heating up
Carter, Schneider in tight battle; outfield spots up for grabs
By Bill Ladson / MLB.com
Here's a look at how the Nationals' closest races are shaping up:
Catcher: The race between Brian Schneider and Gary Carter will likely go down to the wire, as Schneider leads by fewer than 200 votes.
Outfield: Vladimir Guerrero, Jose Guillen and Andre Dawson are making a surge for the final spot in the outfield behind Alfonso Soriano and Adam Dunn, with 900 votes separating all five.
Bill Ladson is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.