Since Bryce Harper’s infamous lineup omission of 2014, Denard Span has been an All-Star-caliber center fielder. Something changed. Mike Rizzo explains.
Max Scherzer inadvertently reignited an argument over the American League’s designated hitter rule. Nationals GM Mike Rizzo says: “I hate the DH.”
General manager Mike Rizzo broke the news that Jayson Werth, Anthony Rendon and Denard Span will begin the 2015 season on the disabled list.
Ian Desmond is “penciled in” on the Nationals’ Opening Day roster, says GM Mike Rizzo of the shortstop heavily attached to offseason trade rumors. Also, Rizzo’s remarks on the Clippard-Escobar trade.
Shut down by the Nationals in September 2012 to protect his surgically repaired right elbow, Stephen Strasburg was not allowed to pitch in those playoffs — a decision debated around baseball.
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.
Three years ago, Drew Storen was the confident, young closer for the Washington Nationals, a first-round draft pick who saved 43 games.
Mike Rizzo offered an update on the “scraped” knee Denard Span sustained in the Nationals 4-2 victory over the Mets on Tuesday, which manager Matt Williams has said will keep him out of Wednesday’s game.
GM Mike Rizzo says he and Matt Williams have spoken with Bryce Harper about his comments Monday which seemed to challenge the manager’s lineup decision, saying the “message was delivered and received.”
Two years ago, Matt Williams had a fortuitous conversation with Mike Rizzo, in which he inquired about what it would take to become an MLB manager. He talked about that conversation, and how it led him to the Nationals gig, in an interview with 106.7 The Fan’s Holden and Danny.