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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

Bryce Harper (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Nats Manager Williams: Harper Is Sticking Around

Nationals manager Matt Williams lashed out at reporters Wednesday after being asked if he was considering sending slumping Bryce Harper to the minor leagues.

08/07/2014

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: ‘It’s Go Time’

Matt Williams says “it’s go time” for the Washington Nationals, who have a 3-game lead in the NL East with 51 games to play and the next 8 games against divisional opponents.

08/06/2014

Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals looks on after striking out in the first inning of the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on July 13, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Williams: It’s Coming for Bryce, and When it Does, ‘Pitchers Are Gonna Pay’

Although Bryce Harper has struggled this last month, manager Matt Williams warns, when he returns to normal form, “pitchers are gonna pay.”

07/18/2014

Manager Matt Williams #9 of the Washington Nationals walks onto the field to challenge a play in the third inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park on June 3, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Matt Williams, After Pregame Presser Interrupted: ‘Am I Bothering You Guys?’

WASHINGTON (CBSDC) — Matt Williams had his daily pregame press conference interrupted ahead of the Nationals-Orioles game Tuesday afternoon. Traditionally, once the manager walks into the media room room — located in the bowels of Nationals […]

07/09/2014

Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals makes a catch in left field during the sixth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park on June 3, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Williams Doesn’t Rule Out Zimmerman Return to Third

Matt Williams offered high praise of Ryan Zimmerman for his first-career appearance in left field, but hasn’t ruled out moving him back to third before Bryce Harper’s return.

06/04/2014

Matt Williams during Spring Training in Florida. (Photo by Sheahin/Sousa/Special to WJFK)

Matt Williams Involved in Hit-and-Run Live on The Radio

Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams was involved in a hit-and-run, as part of a high speed chase while doing an phone interview live on the radio with the Sports Junkies in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday.

05/07/2014

Catcher Jose Lobaton #59 talks with pitcher Tyler Clippard #36 of the Washington Nationals on the mound after Clippard gave up a three RBI double to the Los Angeles Angels in the eighth inning of the Nationals 4-2 loss at Nationals Park on April 21, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Williams Not Bailing on Tyler Clippard ‘The Unprecedented King of the 8th Inning’

Tyler Clippard has had a rough April, but Matt Williams insists he’s not giving up on him as the setup man for the Washington Nationals: “Tyler Clippard, is the unprecedented king of the eighth inning.”

04/23/2014

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 13: Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals reacts after being thrown out at second base in the 3rd inning against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on April 13, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Williams on Benching Harper: You Never Touch the Bag ‘You Can Never Be Safe’

“If you never touch the bag, you can never be safe,” Matt Williams said of benching Bryce Harper. He also said Harper hit 6th Tuesday because he doesn’t “see the ball very well” against Tyler Skaggs.

04/23/2014

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