Bryce Harper’s absence from the Nats’ lineup has cast a tremendous shadow over the team’s offensive production, but his return may be imminent after piecing together comments from Mike Rizzo and Davey Johnson on the slugger’s injury status.
Davey Johnson blames the Nats having the league’s 3rd worst batting average and 2nd worst on-base percentage on almost the entire roster over-thinking their swings, saying they’re even re-watching their swing in the dugout, trying to make in-game adjustments.
Davey Johnson has been selected as a coach for next month’s All-Star game at Citi Field, along with Mets manager Terry Collins.
Washington manager Davey Johnson is frustrated. The Nationals’ offense continues to struggle and, as mid-June approaches, it’s getting harder and harder to say it’s still early.
The ever-resolute Davey Johnson doled out some blame for Washington’s 29-29 record in his weekly hit with the Junkies on 106.7 The Fan Wednesday, and he doled it all out on himself, calling his managing job this season “horse bleep,” while also rushing to the defense of hitting coach Rick Eckstein.
There are endless reasons why Davey Johnson is such a fan favorite in the baseball world, but bringing them inside the mind of a Major League manager, with how he should set his lineup for an American League park is just another sterling example of the transparency that makes him so beloved.
The Washington Nationals’ hitters are keeping manager Davey Johnson from shaving. His relief pitchers are preventing him from sleeping.
If you don’t know by now that Nats pitching coach Steve McCatty was in Playgirl Magazine, you should. But you should also know t-shirts were made of the partially-nude magazine pic, and then worn by the entire pitching staff. What a fun bunch.
When discussing player safety with the Nats manager Wednesday, the Junkies asked Davey Johnson if he thought his players would wear protection if it wasn’t required, to which he responded by offering up a very “private” story about a chance encounter he had with a ball in Spring Training.
106.7 The Fan skipped a beat on Thursday when an impromptu call-in from Nats manager Davey Johnson prompted one of the strangest segments in the history of the radio station.