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Left fielder Bryce Harper #34 (left), outfielder Kevin Frandsen #19 (center), outfielder Nate Schierholtz  #17 (second from right) and other members of the  Washington Nationals celebrate in the locker room after the division-clinching game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on September 16, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Matt Williams Quotes Robert Frost in Nationals NL East Victory Speech

Matt Williams congratulated his Nationals on their NL East division championship in this victory speech, before reminding them they’ve got “miles to go before we sleep.”

09/17/2014

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Chalk Talk: Matt Williams Speaks Candidly to Nats Fans

Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams spoke in front of Nationals fans — in the intimate confines of Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse — for 106.7 The Fan’s “Chalk Talk” on Monday.

09/08/2014

Rafael Soriano adjusts his cap on the mound after blowing a lead against the Phillies in September. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

It Appears Rafael Soriano’s Days as the Nationals’ Closer are Over

It appears Rafael Soriano’s closing days for the Nationals are over.

09/06/2014

Rafael Soriano #29 of the Washington Nationals.  (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Soriano Out As Nationals Go to Closer By Committee

Nationals manager Matt Williams will use a closer-by-committee approach over the next few days while struggling Rafael Soriano seeks to correct the flaws in his delivery.

09/06/2014

Rafael Soriano #29 of the Washington Nationals pitches in the ninth inning against the Seattle Mariners during MLB action at Safeco Field on August 30, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The Nationals defeated the Mariners 3-1. (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

Matt Williams: Rafael Soriano Still Has ‘Plenty of Rope’ as Nationals Closer

Rafael Soriano still has “plenty of rope” as the Nationals closer, even after earning his sixth blown save, says manager Matt Williams.

09/05/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 24:  Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals pitches in the second inning against the San Francisco Giants at Nationals Park on August 24, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Strasburg Pitches Nats to 3-1 Win Over Mariners

Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams believes the most important start of Stephen Strasburg’s season came on Saturday night.

08/31/2014

Baseball player Babe Ruth (George Herman Ruth, 1895 - 1948) taking a swipe at an enormous ball. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Matt Williams to Make Good on Babe Ruth Promise ‘At Some Point, Somewhere’

Matt Williams will make good on his promise to revive his Babe Ruth impression, now that the Nationals have won 10 straight, just not right now.

08/21/2014

Kevin Frandsen, probably laughing as Matt Williams realizes he may have to publicly embarrass himself with a Babe Ruth impression, if his Nationals win their 10th straight. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Matt Williams Owes Everyone Babe Ruth Impression if Nats Win 10th Straight

If the Nationals win 10 straight, per the term’s of an early season challenge, Matt Williams owes everyone an on-camera Babe Ruth impression.

08/21/2014

Injured third baseman Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals watches from the dugout as his team beats the Philadelphia Phillies 11-0 at Nationals Park on August 2, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Still No Timetable for Ryan Zimmerman’s Return from Disabled List

Matt Williams will stick with Soriano as the Nats’ closer, continues to mentor Harper on baserunning, and gives injury update on Zimmerman.

08/20/2014

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How Speculation Caused Matt Williams to Erupt in Defense of Bryce Harper (Video)

Matt Williams hammered reporters yesterday for taking liberties with his comments, with regard to possibly sending Bryce Harper to the minors to work through his struggles. Here’s how that speculation ran amok.

08/07/2014

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