Found October 25, 2013 on Full Scale Sports:
After reports surfaced that Arizona Diamondbacks third base coach Matt Williams was a frontrunner for the manager position with the Washington Nationals, Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal confirmed Friday that Williams has been named the next manager in the nation’s capital. Williams was chosen over current Nationals bench coach Randy Knorr, who players publicly supported for […]

Just a photo of Bryce Harper recovering from knee surgery

Bryce Harper (knee), Stephen Strasburg (elbow), Adam LaRoche (elbow) all have surgeries So, who's next? Up above, a shot of Bryce Harper recovering from his knee surgery with a care package from his girlfriend. Aw... Yeah she loves me! Always looking out and taking care of me! She's the best! #undertheknife @kayvarner — Bryce Harper...

Is Stephen Strasburg’s window with the Washington Nationals closing?

Washington Nationals flamethrower Stephen Strasburg underwent arthroscopic surgery to remove bone chips from his right elbow on Friday in Los Angeles. The 25-year-old Strasburg (8-9, 3.00 ERA) is expected to be shelved for 4-6 weeks before starting a throwing program. A 2012 All-Star and Silver Slugger Award winner, Strasburg whiffed 191 batters over 183.0 innings this season. Called...

Matt Williams to Manage the Washington Nationals

One of our beloved Giants is joining the highest rank of baseball coaches. Yup, Matt Williams is about to become a big league manager, taking over the Washington Nationals after Davey Johnson retired. We still hadn’t quite gotten used to watching Williams be a coach – he’s been an assistant with the Arizona Diamondbacks for the last four years. But now we’ll have...

Nationals Strasburg, Harper, LaRoche all have "successful" surgery

The Nationals announced this morning that three players - Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche - underwent "successful" surgery this week. All three guys are expected to be ready for the start of spring training. Strasburg underwent arthroscopic surgery to remove bone chips from his right elbow on Friday. The procedure was performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache in...

Washington Nationals give the nod to Matt Williams

The Washington Nationals have themselves a new manager, and his name is Matt Williams. Matt Williams (AP/Photo)   Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reported on Friday the team hired the third base coach of the Arizona Diamondbacks to replace Davey Johnson as manager. Per MLB, the Nationals cannot make the official announcement until after the World Series, but reports are pointing to...

Bryce Harper has surgery on knee

Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper had minor surgery on his left knee. He underwent a surgery on a bursa sac. His expected recovery if four to six weeks. Stephen Strasburg also had bone chips removed from his right elbow. His expected recovery is also considers to be four to six weeks. This was the same […]

Report: Nationals to hire Matt Williams as manager

Tweet According to a report from FOX Sports Ken Rosenthal, The Washington Nationals are set to hire Diamondbacks third base coach Matt Williams as their next manager to replace Davey Johnson: Sources: #Nationals plan to hire Matt Williams as manager with goal of keeping Randy Knorr as bench coach. Timing of announcement not known. — Ken...

Bryce Harper Has Knee Surgery

No such thing as minor knee surgery, but this shouldn’t be anything major. #Nats also announce Bryce Harper had surgery Wednesday to denture and repair bursa sac in L knee. 4-6 week recovery time. — Mark Zuckerman (@ZuckermanCSN) October 26, 2013 That should say Harper had surgery to "debride" and repair his L bursa sac, not "denture." Though that would&...

Nationals Stephen Strasburg Has Surgery to Remove Bone Chips in Elbow

Kid always dinged up a bit. #Nats announce Stephen Strasburg had surgery yesterday to remove bone chips from R elbow. Will resume throwing in 4-6 weeks. — Mark Zuckerman (@ZuckermanCSN) October 26, 2013

Report: Nationals Will Hire Matt Williams As Manager

According to's Ken Rosenthal, the Washington Nationals plan to hire Matt Williams as their manager with the goal of keeping current bench coach Randy Knorr, who was also a candidate for the managerial job, on in his current role. Sources: #Nationals plan to hire Matt Williams as manager with goal of keeping Randy Knorr as bench coach. Timing of announcement...

Strasburg, Harper have surgery

Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg, outfielder Bryce Harper and first baseman Adam LaRoche all are recovering from postseason surgery, reports.


Nationals to hire Matt Williams as manager "Like we did in Arizona — [shoot], the manager didn’t have to say a word. You screwed up, Matt Williams put you in a locker. And that was end of it." (Mike Rizzo on Matt Williams) According to Ken Rosenthal, the Nats plan to hire Matt Williams as Davey Johnson's successor: Sources: #Nationals plan to...

Brad Lidge discusses the Philly Dream Series

Johnny Goodtimes caught up with 2008 Phillies closer Brad Lidge recently and asked him about his upcoming Philly Dream Series matchup. Listen to his thoughts on pitching to 1929 Athletics sluggers like Jimmy Foxx, Al Simmons and Mickey Cochrane.

Nats outright Chris Marrero

DISCUSS IN OUR REDDIT The Washington Nationals have removed 1B Chris Marrero from the active 40 man roster, out righting him to AAA Syracuse. The move will make Marrero an unrestricted free agent at the close of this season. For a few seasons, the Nats’ 2006 first rounder was the ranked top prospect in the […]

Nationals To Name Matt Williams As Their New Manager

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, reported via Twitter that the Washington Nationals plan to hire Matt Williams as their new manager. Williams, 47, will replace the retired Davey Johnson. Jon Heyman first reported he was a candidate for the job back in August. This will be Williams’ first managerial job at any level. He had been on the Diamondbacks’ coaching staff since 2010, first...
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