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Nationals | Davey Johnson OK after leaving game with light-headedness

Sat, 31 Aug 2013 11:31:53 -0700

Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson left the game against the New York Mets Friday, Aug. 30, during the fourth inning, because of light-headedness, which he attributed to dehydration. Bench coach Randy Knorr took over managerial duties and Johnson said he was fine after the game.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - Adam Kilgore

Nationals | Tyler Clippard could close

Tue, 27 Aug 2013 09:29:30 -0700

Washington Nationals RP Tyler Clippard could become the team's closer over the final month of the season with Rafael Soriano struggling, according to manager Davey Johnson. "I could," he said. "We'll see how it shakes out going forward."

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Nationals | Davey Johnson will not be fired

Sat, 27 Jul 2013 13:19:44 -0700

Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said there's no chance that Davey Johnson won't be the manager until the end of the season.

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Nationals | Rafael Soriano pulled

Thu, 25 Jul 2013 15:24:13 -0700

Washington Nationals RP Rafael Soriano was pulled from what started as a non-save situation by acting manager Randy Knorr, who was filling in for the ejected Davey Johnson. Soriano had already given up two runs and left two runners on base. RP Ian Krol blew the save, leaving Soriano charged with four earned runs allowed, but wound up with the win when the Nats won it in the ninth.

Fantasy Tip: The article mentions Knorr's disappointment that Soriano wasn't as intense during the non-save spot as he is during his opportunities to untuck. Whatever the fallout from this, it won't matter for Soriano's job security; it's merely a black eye on his ERA..

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Nationals | Ryan Mattheus injury update

Mon, 01 Jul 2013 19:31:47 -0700

Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson said RP Ryan Mattheus (hand) is "throwing pretty good," but has not progressed from a flat throwing surface to a pitching mound.

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Nationals | Jayson Werth MRI negative

Fri, 10 May 2013 00:52:54 -0700

The initial evaluation of the MRI on Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth's (hamstring) right hamstring were "pretty negative," Manager Davey Johnson said before the game Thursday, May 9. It was an encouraging sign that the lingering tightness in the leg muscle isn't serious. Werth hasn't played in a week, since May 2, when he left after five innings when the hamstring tightened on him again after resting it for two games. Johnson suggested on Wednesday that Werth's recent bout with a stomach bug has deprived his body of fluids and the dehydration is the root of the continued muscle cramping.

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Nationals | Roster cuts coming Monday

Sun, 17 Mar 2013 12:19:13 -0700

Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson said more roster cuts would be announced Monday, March 18, and added that his starting lineup would begin playing on an everyday basis for nine innings a game. During the final week of camp, Johnson plans to back off again so that the regular players don't get worn down before Opening Day.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - Adam Kilgore

Nationals | Bryce Harper gets day off

Fri, 01 Mar 2013 01:03:34 -0800

Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper got a day off Thursday, Feb. 28, but he will be back in the lineup Friday, March 1, to play center field. Manager Davey Johnson said on the days he chooses to rest OF Denard Span in center, Harper could be shifted over.

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Nationals | Enamored with Christian Garcia

Thu, 14 Feb 2013 09:58:49 -0800

Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson said SP Christian Garcia's stuff is almost at the level of SP Stephen Strasburg, and the team thinks he could be a starter.

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Nationals | Bryce Harper may hit lower in order

Thu, 14 Feb 2013 09:57:00 -0800

Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper said he likes hitting second in the batting order, however, skipper Davey Johnson hinted that he may prefer to have Harper hit lower in the lineup.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Jon Paul Morosi