The Washington Nationals are pursuing free agent Yoenis Cespedes, according to Fox Sports.The Nats’ interest reportedly ramped up after they missed out on Justin Upton, who signed with the Tigers for six years and just over $132 million. MORE: Best player at each jersey number | Each team's offseason needsWashington is believed to be offering fewer years than Detroit gave Upton, but more than the Mets’ and White Sox’s offers of three years to Cespedes. Landing Cespedes would

likely require subsequent moves by the Nationals to align a crowded outfield.Trading Jayson Werth is a possibility in order to slot Cespedes in left, Ben Revere and Michael Taylor in center, and Bryce Harper in right.An intriguing element of a potential Cespedes-to-Washington scenario is pairing the Cuban defector with Dusty Baker, who speaks Spanish and has a reputation of being a players' manager.According to Ken Rosenthal:"Cespedes, since arriving from Cuba in 2012, frequently has been described as mercurial. Some teams are wary of signing him long-term not only because of his age, but also because of his fractious personality.