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Report: Mets’ Wally Backman ‘Considering The Possibility’ Of Job With Nationals

Is it too soon to call the Nationals “’86 South”? According to the New York Post, Wally Backman is “considering the possibility” of teaming up in Washington with former Mets manager Davey Johnson.


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Keidel: No Wiggle For Jim Riggleman

Is Jim Riggleman a quitter? Welded to some abstract and abject machismo, Riggleman followed through on the threat. You wonder how he feels now.


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Davey Johnson Named Nationals Manager

Davey Johnson was announced as the manager of the Washington Nationals on Sunday, three days after Jim Riggleman stunned the team by resigning.


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B&C Morning Show: Jim Riggleman Explains His Abrubt Resignation From Nationals

Jim Riggleman shocked the baseball world (and the Washington Nationals organization specifically) by announcing his resignation following his now former team’s 1-0 win over the Mariners, the surging Nats’ 11th win in their last 12 games.


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Somers’ Monologue: Early NBA Draft Picks, Nats’ Riggleman Resigns And… Mets Win!

The NBA Draft was taking its sweet time on Thursday night, so by the time Steve Somers hit the airwaves the Knicks were still a few picks away. But that didn’t stop the Schmoozer from breaking down the early first-round picks in a way only he can.


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Gee Takes No-Hit Bid Into 6th, Mets Nip Nats 1-0

Dillon Gee shut down Washington once again, tossing hitless ball until pitcher Livan Hernandez grounded a clean single with two outs in the sixth inning, to lead the New York Mets over the Nationals 1-0 Thursday.


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B&C Morning Show: Podcast And Moment Of The Day

Today’s highly anticipated “Moment of the Day” happened when Nationals manager Jim Riggleman entered the Allstate Studio and was immediately embraced by Craigie…


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B&C Morning Show: Nationals’ Jim Riggleman Talks Posada, PEDs

Boomer & Craig were pleased to welcome the manager of the Washington Nationals, Jim Riggleman, into the Allstate Studios this morning.


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Mets Split Squads Go 1-0-1 Vs. Nats And Braves

Oliver Perez surrendered back-to-back homers during the Mets’ 7-4 victory over the Washington Nationals. Brooks Conrad hit a two-run homer for the Atlanta Braves and Willie Harris connected for the Mets as the split-squads played to a 3-3 tie.


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Chris Young Continues To Impress Mets With Strong Spring

Chris Young kept up his solid spring showing, pitching into the sixth inning Tuesday night as the Mets beat the Washington Nationals 5-2.


Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg talks to the media about his injury during a press conference before a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Friday, Aug. 27, 2010, in Washington. Strasburg has a torn elbow ligament and will likely have Tommy John surgery, bringing the pitcher's promising rookie season to an abrupt end. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Strasburg Vows Strong Return From Tommy John Surgery

Stephen Strasburg had to get through a few hours of anger, confusion and certainly a few more volatile emotions before he was ready to accept the sobering news expressed in three disheartening words.


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Phenom Strasburg Back On DL

Stephen Strasburg is headed back to the disabled list, and his prized right arm will undergo yet another examination that will largely determine whether he pitches again this season.


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Nationals Await Phenom Strasburg’s MRI

Stephen Strasburg’s right arm has the Nationals on edge again. Washington general manager Mike Rizzo said the team will wait for results of an MRI exam on Strasburg before deciding what to do next.