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Mike Rizzo

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  • 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...
  • Atholton alum Lombardozzi appears to have secured roster spot with Nationals

    Atholton alum Lombardozzi appears to have secured roster spot with Nationals
    In the Washington Nationals' dugout Saturday morning, manager Davey Johnson explained his contingency plans at shortstop. If Ian Desmond suffered any kind of long-term injury, he said, Danny Espinosa would become the regular shortstop. If Desmond simply...
  • Nationals' Morse suffers setback in rehab stint at Hagerstown

    The Washington Nationals had taken the slow approach with Michael Morse's rehabilitation from a strained right lat muscle, and they felt optimistic the final step would come Monday night. Nine full innings in left field at Single-A Hagerstown would...
  • 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...
  • 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 –...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Angels GM on C.J. Wilson pursuit: 'You can't have enough pitching'

     
    Sluggers such as Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder are apparently out of their price range, but that doesn't mean the Angels, who outscored opponents by a slim 667-633 margin last season, can't improve their run differential in 2012. That was......