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Mike Rizzo

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  • No great injustice

    No great injustice
    There are a lot of Orioles fans out there who think the voting members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America were way off base when they named Bob Melvin American League Manager of the Year instead of Buck Showalter. Of course, everybody around...
  • Orioles Dan Duquette shut out in Sporting News Executive of the Year voting

    Orioles Dan Duquette shut out in Sporting News Executive of the Year voting
    Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette, who engineered one of the best turnarounds in baseball this season by taking the long suffering Orioles to the postseason for the first time in 15 years, was surprisingly shut out in the voting for this...
  • Nationals' brutal Game 5 loss still stings - and invites second-guessing

    Nationals' brutal Game 5 loss still stings - and invites second-guessing
    by Adam Kilgore The Washington Post October 13 - On the night of April 4, they gathered at Joe’s Stone Crab on East Grand Avenue in Chicago. The Washington Nationalshad come north from Viera, Fla., and the next day they would begin their six-...
  • Nats to host Cards as playoff baseball returns to Washington

    Nats to host Cards as playoff baseball returns to Washington
    By Barry Svrluga The Washington Post By this point in the season, with the weather turned crisp and Nationals Park preparing to host the most meaningful baseball game in its young existence, it is difficult to remember back to February, when the...
  • Nats are NL East Champs

    Nats are NL East Champs
    Washington Nationals clinch NL East crown as D.C. celebrates its first first-place baseball team since 1933 His shirt already soaked through, Ryan Zimmerman grabbed a bottle of Dom Perignon 2002 and plodded forward on the squishy carpet of the Washington...
  • 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...
  • Did Phils sweep of Nats force Rizzo and Johnson to have a "loud discussion?"

     
    The frustration is building in Washington, and you have to assume the Phillies are partially to blame. According to the Twitter feed of Amanda Comak, Nationals beat writer for the Washington Times, the team’s clubhouse was closed for about 20......
  • Nationals face Strasburg dilemma

    Nationals face Strasburg dilemma
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg chuckled the moment the subject was broached. His response sounded as if it had been memorized off a note card. "I have no clue how many innings I'm going to throw this year," he said. "I've answered that question...
  • SportsWeek 06/21/12

    SportsWeek 06/21/12
    In this special edition of SportsWeek, we’re coming to you from Nationals Park.  Lou Holder fills in for LaVar and is joined by the Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo, Third Baseman Ryan Zimmerman, Pitcher Ross Detwiler, Pitcher Edwin Jackson, and...
  • Manuel, Amaro react to Hamels' comments, suspension

     
    Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels was suspended five games and was fined an undisclosed amount of money for admitting he intentionally threw at Nationals phenom Bryce Harper in Sunday’s game. “I was trying to hit him,” Hamels told the media...
  • Bryce Harper to make major league debut for Nationals on Saturday

    Bryce Harper to make major league debut for Nationals on Saturday
    The future has arrived for the Nationals. In the midst of its best start since moving to Washington from Montreal, 19-year-old phenom Bryce Harper will make his much-anticipated MLB debut for the Nationals on Saturday against the Los Angeles Dodgers....