Jun 26, 2011, 3:18 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nationals try to win their fifth straight series this afternoon. CHICAGO — A weekend of transition for the Nationals comes to an end today. Davey Johnson will be in the building, but not in the dugout. John McLaren will manage, then leave his position on the coaching…
Jun 26, 2011, 1:21 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Ivan Rodriguez is too late to tag Mark Teahen at the plate in the eighth inning. CHICAGO — Having exhausted every last ounce of energy and emotion they had in them Friday night to beat the White Sox in 14 innings and overcome the previous day’s resignation of their manager, the Nationals…
Jun 26, 2011, 12:36 AM EDT
CHICAGO — Davey Johnson will join the Nationals Sunday, fly with the team to Anaheim and make his managerial debut Monday night against the Angels, general manager Mike Rizzo confirmed following today’s 3-0 loss to the White Sox. The Nationals still haven’t officially announced Johnson’s hiring due to “a few technical things to figure out…
Jun 25, 2011, 5:18 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER After another wild win last night, the Nats are back at U.S. Cellular Field today. CHICAGO — It's been a whirlwind 48 hours in NatsTown, and it's not about to start slowing down now. Davey Johnson will be formally named as the Nationals' new manager sometime today, but…
Jun 25, 2011, 7:00 AM EDT
Associated Press photo John McLaren was ejected following an overturned call in the eighth inning. CHICAGO — They’d seen their manager quit in a huff moments after winning a game in dramatic fashion. They’d seen their interim manager get ejected, leaving a consortium of coaches to run the show for another six innings. They’d heard…
Jun 24, 2011, 11:58 PM EDT
US Presswire photo Davey Johnson last managed in the majors in 2000. Updated at 10:08 p.m. CHICAGO — Davey Johnson, who guided the Mets to a World Series title 25 years ago and won AL Manager of the Year honors a decade later with the Orioles, will take over as manager of the Nationals for…
Jun 24, 2011, 8:34 PM EDT
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER U.S. Cellular Field hosts the Nationals tonight. CHICAGO — And now, back to baseball. As it were. John McLaren is managing the Nationals tonight, and probably will be managing for a couple of days until Mike Rizzo names his permanent interim manger. The coaching staff remains intact, with…
Jun 24, 2011, 5:39 PM EDT
Friday, 8:10 p.m. — RHP Jordan Zimmermann (5-6, 3.08) vs. RHP Edwin Jackson (4-6, 4.47)TV: MASN Radio: 106.7 FM, 1500 AM Saturday, 4:10 p.m. — LHP Tom Gorzelanny (2-5, 4.53) vs. LHP John Danks (3-8, 4.29)TV: Fox Radio: 106.7 FM, 1500 AM Sunday, 2:10 p.m. — RHP Livan Hernandez (4-8, 3.97) vs. RHP Philip Humber…
Jun 24, 2011, 1:00 PM EDT
US Presswire photo John McLaren will manage tonight in Chicago, but probably not much longer. The "shock and awe" — as Drew Storen put it — of yesterday's events gives way to a new emotion this morning as the Nationals wake up in Chicago: Uncertainty. What happens now? This much we know for sure: John…
Jun 24, 2011, 12:56 AM EDT
US Presswire photo Jim Riggleman resigned with a 140-172 record as Nats manager, 662-824 overall. This was Jim Riggleman’s dream job, and he knew it. Unfortunately for Riggleman, the Washington Nationals also knew it. Which is why they were able to treat him like the lowliest manager in the big leagues. They held all the…
NL EAST STANDINGS
x-Clinched division title
WED: Nats at Braves, 7:10 p.m.
THU: Nats at Marlins, 7:10 p.m.
FRI: Nats at Marlins, 7:10 p.m.
SAT: Nats at Marlins, 7:10 p.m.
SUN: Nats at Marlins, 1:10 p.m.
TUE: Mets at Nats, 7:05 p.m.
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