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  1. 10 managers in limbo

    Jim Bowden

    Baseball is a results-oriented business. It can be brutal and sobering, especially those charged with managing a team. Injuries aren't their fault, and most of the time, neither are players who don't perform up to expectations or can't execute proper...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  2. Biggest problem for Washington Nationals is not Stephen Strasburg...

    Mike Petriello

    Mike Petriello of FanGraphs explains that the Nationals' biggest concern shouldn't be Stephen Strasburg, but rather a mediocre offense. Fortunately for Washington fans, there is a good chance the Nats' hitters will be able to turn things around.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2013
  3. Mike Rizzo's incredible offseason

    Jim Bowden

    One of the most difficult things to do in baseball is keep a good team intact. Any number of factors from finances to free agency can fracture a team. To actually improve it and upgrade it at several key positions in one offseason can prove most diff...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  4. J.P. Arencibia smacks grand slam; Washington Nationals make a cha...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell has the fantasy highlights and lowlights from Monday's games, including a big day by Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia and an interesting bullpen maneuver by Nationals manager Davey Johnson.

    Blog | Conversation | September 25, 2012
  5. 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
  6. Strasburg should pitch in All-Star Game

    Jim Bowden

    Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg has been superb in the first half and is sure to be selected to the National League All-Star team by the players or by manager Tony La Russa. However, the Nationals have said they have installed ...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Confidence will help Harper succeed

    Jim Bowden

    It's only fitting that Washington Nationals prospect Bryce Harper will make his major league debut basking in Hollywood's shadow, because the 19-year-old's story is cut from a movie script. By now everyone knows his background as the baseball wun...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  10. With Zim out, Nats need LaRoche to hit

    Eric Karabell

    No National League team entered play Thursday with a better record than the upstart Washington Nationals. Manager Davey Johnson's team has been able to thrive due to terrific pitching (major league-leading 2.20 ERA), timely hitting, a whole lot ...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  11. Adam LaRoche must pick it up offensively for Washington Nationals...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell examines a Washington Nationals offense that is currently missing Michael Morse and Ryan Zimmerman, and finds the new go-to option in Adam LaRoche.

    Blog | Conversation | April 26, 2012
  12. Five managers feeling the heat

    Jim Bowden

    Big league managers have a hard enough time contending with things they can control, let alone things they can't. A 162-game season is never a cakewalk, but when there are distractions and concerns early in the season, it doesn't portend for smooth s...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  13. MLB - Washington Nationals should not be taken lightly in 2012

    Dayn Perry

    Dayn Perry explains why the talented Washington Nationals should not be taken lightly in the tough NL East.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2012
  14. A plan for rebuilding the Orioles

    Jim Bowden

    In 1997, Davey Johnson led the Orioles to a first-place finish in the American League East. The team won 98 games and featured a pitching staff with four starters in double-digit wins, a closer who saved 45 games and two future Hall of Famers in Cal...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  15. 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
  16. Bobby Valentine the perfect fit for Boston

    Jim Bowden

    The search for a new manager has not gone as smoothly as the Boston Red Sox would have liked. They've seen a whole host of candidates come through Yawkey Way, including Gene Lamont, Pete Mackanin, Sandy Alomar Jr. and Torey Lovullo. New Boston ge...

    Blog | November 21, 2011