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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 strength of 11 wins in 12 games. And for a while Thursday, the players had no earthly idea who would be managing them Friday against the Chicago White Sox.
By Adam Kilgore, The Washington Post
June 24, 2011