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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...
  • With Lannan signing, Cloyd, Pettibone unlikely to start year with Phillies

     
    It doesn't look like Tyler Cloyd or Jonathan Pettibone will have much of a shot at the fifth spot in the rotation with the signing that took place on Tuesday afternoon. The Phillies and John Lannan have agreed to a......
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • Deal with Nationals makes Soriano top-paid reliever in MLB

    The sting from the wrenching, bitter end of the Washington Nationals' first playoff run might have faded for some by the dead of winter, but not, apparently, for the man at the very top of the organization, not for the 87-year-old real estate tycoon who...
  • 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...
  • Dan Duquette has fifth highest winning percentage among 2012 GMs

    Dan Duquette has fifth highest winning percentage among 2012 GMs
    When Dan Duquette was hired roughly a year ago as the club’s executive vice president, the Orioles pointed to his impressive track record in the past with the Montreal Expos and Boston Red Sox. He was in charge of some very good teams –...
  • 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...
  • 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...