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Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals. (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

Matt Williams: Benching Bryce Harper was ‘Low Point’ of 2014 Season

The low point of Matt Williams’ first year as Washington Nationals manager, which resulted in NL Manager of the Year honors and an NL East title, came just three weeks into the 2014 season.

11/12/2014

Manager Matt Williams of the Washington Nationals walks int he dugout before his team's 11-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park on August 2, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Matt Williams Wins BBWAA National League Manager of the Year

First-year Nationals manager Matt Williams has been announced the winner of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America’s NL Manager of the Year.

11/11/2014

First-year Nationals Manager Matt Williams wins NL Manager of the Year as determined by Sporting News.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Nationals’ Matt Williams Named Sporting News NL Manager of the Year

Matt Williams, in his first year as a big league skipper, has been named the National League Manager of the Year by his fellow managers.

10/22/2014

Asdrubal Cabrera #3, Jayson Werth #28 and manager Matt Williams #9 of the Washington Nationals look on during Game 4 of their NLDS against the San Francisco Giants.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Gone in 96 Hours: The 2014 Washington Nationals

How does the most talented team in baseball disappear in four short days? That’s the question Washington Nationals fans are left asking themselves after the team’s latest postseason letdown.

10/10/2014

Manager Matt Williams #9 of the Washington Nationals looks on in the dugout prior to Game Four of the National League Division Series against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on October 7, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Candid Q&A with Matt Williams on Nationals’ Season Successes and Failure

Matt Williams was as transparent as he could be about his first-year successes and failure as a manager, which ended in an NLDS elimination for the Washington Nationals. Here’s a question-by-question breakdown.

10/10/2014

Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals hits a single in the tenth inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

No Zimmerman, No Changes in Nationals’ NLDS Game 3 Lineup Against Giants

Nationals manager Matt Williams will not adjust his lineup while hoping for different results in Game 3 of Washington’s NLDS matchup against the Giants, despite trailing San Francisco by two games.

10/06/2014

Manager Matt Williams #9 removes Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals from the game in the sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game One of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 3, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

NLDS Game 1: Bruce Bochy Bests Matt Williams in Matchup Game

In a high-stakes game of individual matchups, Bruce Bochy’s Jake Peavy bests Matt Williams’s Stephen Strasburg in Giants-Nationals NLDS Game 1.

10/03/2014

Manager Matt Williams #9 of the Washington Nationals watches from the dugout. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The Chances Matt Williams Wins 2014 National League Manager of the Year …

Determining the likelihood Matt Williams wins the National League Manager of the Year award after leading the Nationals to the NL’s best record in 2014.

10/01/2014

Drew Storen was the Nationals' primary seventh-inning reliever until early September, when he replaced the struggling Rafael Soriano as the closer and thrived. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Strasburg Gets Ks Lead in NL, Nats Top Marlins 5-1

For his past six starts, Stephen Strasburg has pitched about as well as anyone could ask. It’s his next outing that everyone will be waiting to see.

09/28/2014

Ryan Zimmerman signs autographs before the game against the New York Mets at Nationals Park on Sept. 23, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Nats’ Ryan Zimmerman Out of Lineup But Pinch Hits

Working his way back after a long injury absence, Ryan Zimmerman was out of the Washington Nationals’ starting lineup Tuesday night against the New York Mets.

09/23/2014

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