Jun 25, 2011, 7:00 AM EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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…
Jun 24, 2011, 12:14 AM EST
John McLaren, who served as Jim Riggleman's bench coach, will manage the Nationals in Chicago tomorrow night and perhaps for a few more days, but won't finish out the season in that role. A club source said McLaren will serve as "short-term" manager for the immediate future until an interim skipper can be named for…
Jun 23, 2011, 9:01 PM EST
Citing an unwillingness by general manager Mike Rizzo to discuss an extension of his contract, Jim Riggleman abruptly resigned as manager of the Washington Nationals following today’s 1-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners. Riggleman, who had guided the Nationals to 11 wins in their last 12 games to improve to 38-37, informed Rizzo before the…
Jun 23, 2011, 6:05 PM EST
Bryce Harper and Brad Peacock have been selected to represent the Nationals in the All-Star Futures Game, a showcase of the sport's top prospects. This is merely the latest accolade for Harper, 18, who has already played in the Arizona Fall League and the South Atlantic League All-Star Game. The right fielder will be stacked…
Jun 23, 2011, 2:55 PM EST
Photo by Mark Zuckerman / NATS INSIDER The Nats have a chance this afternoon to finish their homestand 8-1. They've won 10 of 11. They've already swept one series on this homestand, with a chance to sweep another. They've reached the elusive .500 mark, with a chance to surpass it this afternoon. This is indeed…
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