Matt Williams


The Complicated Answer to Danny Espinosa’s Offensive Reawakening

Matt Williams says the reason for Danny Espinosa’s offensive reawkening is complicated. That’s true.



Stephen Strasburg Finds His Fastball in Return from DL

Stephen Strasburg was assertive with his high-90s fastball in his return from a 24-day stint on the disabled list.



Matt Williams Doesn’t Anticipate Harper Bunting with Two Strikes Again

Nats’ manager Matt Williams doesn’t anticipate Bryce Harper making the same two-strike mistake he made against the Yankees again.



Matt Williams Prefers Player Safety, Even if That Means MLB Overlooking ‘Foreign Substances’

With spike in pitchers being suspended for applying ‘foreign substances’ to the ball, Matt Williams errs on the side of player safety.



Harper, Williams Can’t Find Reason for Ejection: ‘Maybe He Didn’t Get His Coffee’

Bryce Harper and Matt Williams agree in adamantly disagreeing with Marvin Hudson ringing Harper up.


Manager Matt Williams #9 of the Washington Nationals argues with home plate umpire Marvin Hudson #51 after being thrown out of the game in the third inning against the New York Yankees at Nationals Park on May 20, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

After Harper’s Ejection, Span Lifts Nats Past Yankees 3-2

Cleanup hitter Bryce Harper and manager Matt Williams were both ejected in the third inning Wednesday night, but the Washington Nationals came back to beat the New York Yankees 3-2 on Denard Span’s tiebreaking RBI single in the seventh.



Williams: Bryce Harper Now Taking Batting Practing in Cage vs. On Field

Bryce Harper made the switch to taking pre-game batting practice in the cage prior to remarkable hot offensive streak.



Williams: Harper Has ‘Ability to Take Over a Game’

Matt Williams on Bryce Harper’s incredibly hot week: “He can simply take the game over and win the game by himself.”


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Matt Williams on A.J. Cole’s Disastrous Debut: ‘He’ll Get a Lot Better’

Matt Williams gives rookie A.J. Cole a vote of confidence after his disastrous 9-run, two-inning MLB debut.


Matt Williams watches his club take batting practice

Matt Williams: ‘No Issues’ for Nationals Adjusting to New Pace of Play

Nationals manager Matt Williams says his club is adapting well to the game’s new pace of play rules.