The Nationals plan to hire Matt Williams as the organization’s next manager, sources tell Ken Rosenthal of MLB on Fox, with hopes of keeping Randy Knorr on staff as the team’s bench coach.
Drew Storen made his case for why Nats’ bench coach Randy Knorr should be the organization’s next manager, in an interview with Holden and Danny on Wednesday. He gave an impassioned response about what the team is looking for, and why Knorr fits the bill perfectly.
The Arizona Diamondbacks sent Davey Johnson into retirement with a loss by beating the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Sunday.
Dan Haren knows there is little chance he will be back with the Washington Nationals.
In response to Davey Johnson calling him “an idiot” for suggesting Stephen Strasburg’s shutdown in 2012 is still haunting the Nats in his latest column, John Feinstein of the Washington Post said, “Bob Knight called me a pimp and whore twenty-seven years ago, so everything is sort of mild by comparison.”
In his final weekly appearance with the Junkies, retiring Nats manager Davey Johnson dropped the bombshell that he thinks his team “probably” would have won the World Series in 2012 with Stephen Strasburg on the roster.
Boomer Esiason used one of his daily CBS Sports Minutes – which run over 106.7 The Fan airwaves and CBS-owned sports stations across the country every half hour – to pay respects to retiring Nationals manager Davey Johnson on Tuesday.
Five days from now, Davey Johnson will manage his final game for the Nationals before heading back to Florida retirement at age 70.
Mike Rizzo delivered a fitting tribute to Davey Johnson prior to his final regular season home game as manager of the Nats. Listen to that tribute here and try not to weep.
Davey Johnson was lively in his weekly appearance with the Junkies Wednesday morning, after against all odds, his Nats took two-of-two against the Braves yesterday, including one 9th-inning comeback. Still a longshot to make the playoffs, “anything can happen.”