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  1. Breaking down the Yankees' 2B options

    Buster Olney

    Davey Johnson managed 17 seasons in the big leagues and believed it to be absolutely crucial to introduce young players onto his roster regularly because of the energy and enthusiasm they could inject daily. Veteran players can lag through the grind ...

    Blog | December 31, 2014
  2. The Nationals can survive the shutdown of Stephen Strasburg - MLB...

    Buster Olney

    The Nationals, particularly Davey Johnson, will not waiver from their plan to shut down Stephen Strasburg. And they can contend for a World Series in spite of it, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | August 31, 2012
  3. A tale of two NL East clubhouses

    Buster Olney

    ATLANTA -- Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson was standing on the floor of the visitors dugout here telling Earl Weaver stories Saturday afternoon, complete with an Earl imitation -- including the requisite profanity -- and even if you wanted...

    Blog | May 27, 2012
  4. Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves are two clubs with opposi...

    Buster Olney

    It's a jovial atmosphere in the Nationals' clubhouse right now, and as Buster Olney writes, the same can't be said about the Braves -- they are simply trying to survive.

    Blog | Conversation | May 27, 2012
  5. Bryce Harper could rise quick given his key backer - MLB

    Buster Olney

    When Davey Johnson was having success in the 1980s, he did so after he pushed the promotion of a couple of talented youngsters in Doc Gooden and Darryl Strawberry. He's in a position to push again.

    Blog | Conversation | January 17, 2012
  6. The changing landscape for managers

    Buster Olney

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Why hire Jack McKeon, at 80 years old? Why hire Davey Johnson, at 68 years old and more than a decade removed from his last managerial position in the majors? Part of the reason, some general managers say, is that there are not a ...

    Blog | June 26, 2011
  7. MLB: The several traits a manager in 2011 must possess to be succ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the hires of Davey Johnson and Jack McKeon show just how deficient the talent pool is for good MLB managers. He also runs down what a good manager had to do in 2011 to keep his job.

    Blog | Conversation | June 26, 2011