Shaquille O'Neal turns 37 on Friday, a fact that raises at least two important questions: One, if you're Stan Van Gundy, what sort of gift do you send the Diesel now? And two, if you're an NBA fan, what sort of gift does the big fella have in store for you?
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Matt Wieters is unlikely to push the needle much for the Nationals, as he owns a .302 OBP over the past four seasons and the metrics suggest he's a poor pitch-framer. He's probably better than Derek Norris at the plate, but his OPS last year was actually just league average for a catcher. Big name, but not that good.