Found September 29, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Jayson Werth understands his role with the Washington Nationals. He has opinions and no matter how much weight they carry inside the clubhouse they may not matter to the front office. That did not prevent him from expressing one Saturday evening about the most pressing topic of the Nationals’ offseason. If Werth could pick the Nationals’ next manager he would start — no matter if it may seem far-fetched — with the biggest name possible: Cal Ripken Jr. the baseball legend whom Werth played in the same organization with at the start of his professional career as a Baltimore Orioles farmhand. “He would be my No. 1 choice” Werth said. The Nationals’ season inched closer to the end Saturday night with their 2-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Dan Haren ended his seesaw season — and likely his Washinton tenure — with seven scoreless four-hit innings. With a day left in his managerial tenure Davey Johnson ensured his career record will finish at least 300 wins above .500 the biza...
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