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Mike Rizzo

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  • Nationals GM Rizzo says bench is a likely target for deal

    With Major League Baseball's trade deadline Wednesday at 4 p.m., Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo does not see the next two days as an opportunity to blow up a struggling team or a chance to spark a late-season push. "We're going to...
  • Knorr is Nats' in-house candidate to replace departing Johnson

    Sometimes, Randy Knorr sits in his room, all alone, and laughs. Late at night, he sits on his balcony overlooking Nationals Park. In the mornings, he leaves his apartment and thinks to himself, "Oh, my God. I get to go to that stadium to work." He works...
  • Cal Ripken Jr. talks managing and gives an update on his mother

    Cal Ripken Jr. talks managing and gives an update on his mother
    Cal Ripken Jr., who never got to the point of interviewing for the Washington Nationals' managerial job, reiterated Friday that he isn't lobbying for a position at this time. Speaking at the third annual Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation College Basketball...
  • Jim Riggleman Resigns as Nationals Manager

    Jim Riggleman Resigns as Nationals Manager
    The Nationals have won 11 of 12 games and are shocking fans and opponents with their performance on the field. Manager Jim Riggleman made a surprise move himself, resigning after Thursday's 1-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners. According to Riggleman, he...
  • Riggleman resigns, shocking Nationals

    Joy swelled through every corner of Nationals Park late Thursday afternoon after a landmark victory by the winningest Washington Nationals team in six years. But before the announced 21,161 could reach the exits, and the players could change into their...
  • Nats put McLaren in charge; Ex-O's manager Johnson might be target

    The Washington Nationals’ team plane arrived in Chicago on Thursday evening carrying baseball’s hottest team and its oddest situation. The Nationals have surged to their first winning record in June since 2005, their inaugural season, on the...
  • Former Oriole Davey Johnson reaches agreement in principle to manage Nats

    Former Oriole Davey Johnson reaches agreement in principle to manage Nats
    Though a deal has yet to be completed, the Washington Nationals expect to name former Orioles manager and player Davey Johnson their next manager within days, front office sources said, a move that would culminate a bizarre saga with one of this...
  • Johnson agrees to manage Nationals

    Davey Johnson, a former Orioles manager and player, will become the next manager of the Washington Nationals and will manage them at least through the 2011 season, general manager Mike Rizzo said on the national broadcast of Saturday's game against the...
  • Nats super prospect Bryce Harper shines in Harrisburg debut

    Nats super prospect Bryce Harper shines in Harrisburg debut
    Washington Nationals phenom Bryce Harper may not have been in his usual position Monday night, but he looked right at home in his Double-A debut. Batting sixth in the lineup and playing left field for the first time since turning pro, MLB.com's No. 3...
  • Manager's return to Washington Nationals in 2013?

     Manager's return to Washington Nationals in 2013?
    Washington Nationals Manager Davey Johnson, the oldest skipper in the major leagues, sounds as if he wants to return to Washington for the 2013 season. General Manager Mike Rizzo, who hired Johnson midway through 2011 and has watched him manage the...
  • Nationals third-baseman Ryan Zimmerman basks in the glow of new contract under the Florida sun

    Nationals third-baseman Ryan Zimmerman basks in the glow of new contract under the Florida sun
    Ryan Zimmerman leaned on a wall outside of the Washington Nationals' clubhouse Thursday morning before his team hosted the Houston Astros in a spring training game. Asked about the need for security in the cut-throat world of pro sports, the Kellam...