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Hear the Call: Davey Johnson Gets 1st Ejection of the Season

Davey Johnson was tossed from the game, arguing a called strike three in the fifth inning as the Nats led the Pirates 4-1 on Thursday. To even things out, Pirates’ skipper Clint Hurdle was also tossed a little more than an inning later.

07/25/2013

Manager Davey Johnson #5 of the Washington Nationals watches play from the dugout during the third inning of a game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Nationals Park on July 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Davey Johnson: ‘I May Slit My Wrists, But I’m Not Quitting’

Davey Johnson gave a heartfelt weekly address to the Junkies on 106.7 The Fan Wednesday, acknowledging he fought with Mike Rizzo over Rick Eckstein’s firing, and while he’s trying to remain optimistic about the season, there was on overriding sense of defeat in his words.

07/24/2013

Manager Davey Johnson #5 of the Washington Nationals watches play from the dugout during the third inning of a game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Nationals Park on July 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Davey Johnson: ‘I May Slit My Wrists, But I’m Not Quitting’

Davey Johnson gave a heartfelt weekly address to the Junkies on 106.7 The Fan Wednesday, acknowledging he fought with Mike Rizzo over Rick Eckstein’s firing, and while he’s trying to remain optimistic about the season, there was on overriding sense of defeat in his words.

07/24/2013

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Relationship ‘Won’t Be The Same’ Between Feuding Johnson, Rizzo

Davey Johnson had a difficult time accepting the firing of his hitting coach Rick Eckstein, a move imposed by GM Mike Rizzo. One former MLB GM familiar with Davey, says he likely won’t forget this, and the relationship between Rizzo and Davey may never rebound.

07/23/2013

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Harper Loses Cool, Nationals Lose to Marlins

Washington left fielder Bryce Harper didn’t stay around to see the Nationals lose to the Miami Marlins in extra innings on Saturday night.

07/14/2013

Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies tags out Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals during a game at Citizens Bank Park on July 8, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Credit: Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Davey Johnson Shares Wisdom on Addressing Boneheaded Plays

Bryce Harper has never been accused of taking plays off, but he has made mental mistakes on the diamond, like when he foolishly couldn’t make up his mind to slide while stealing second Monday night, resulting in an awkward, last-second feet-first tag out.

07/10/2013

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Davey Johnson’s Problematic ‘Ouija Board’ Shuffles Lineup

Davey Johnson says he is having problems with his Ouija board. The Washington Nationals manager was in rare form Thursday before an 11 a.m. Fourth of July start against the Milwaukee Brewers.

07/04/2013

Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates in the dugout after scoring during the third inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on July 2, 2013 in Denver, Colorado.  The Dodgers defeated the Rockies 8-0. (Credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Nats’ Davey Johnson Wouldn’t Give All-Star Nod to Yasiel Puig

Still deflated from the Nats 4-0 loss to the Brewers, Davey Johnson managed the strength to give his blessing to Harper, Desmond, Strasburg and Zimmermann to play in the All-Star Game if they get the nod, but wouldn’t extend that same courtesy to Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers.

07/03/2013

Bryce Harper (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Nationals’ Harper Uncertain About Rehab Timeline

Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is not convinced he can begin a rehab assignment as quickly as his manager believes.

06/23/2013

Ian Desmond is congratulated by teammates after hitting a grand slam home run in the eleventh inning to win the game against the Philadelphia Phillies on June 19, 2013. (Photo by Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Johnson’s ‘World Series or Bust’ Confidence Not Misplaced

Maybe the confidence Nats manager Davey ‘World Series or Bust’ Johnson expressed on Tuesday wasn’t misplaced.

06/20/2013

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