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Ripken says the 'juices get flowing' when he thinks about the possibility of managing

Ripken says the 'juices get flowing' when he thinks about the possibility of managing

In September 2013, Jayson Werth named Cal Ripken Jr. as his No. 1 choice to replace the retiring Davey Johnson as Washington Nationals manager. Before Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo officially introduced Matt Williams as Johnson's successor that November, Rizzo said he and Ripken "had a mutual decision that it wasn't the right time" for the Orioles legend and Hall of Famer to become a manager. Ripken has been asked about his interest in managing several times since then, including Thursday during an interview with ESPN 980's Thom Loverro and Kevin Sheehan on "The Sports Fix." "I'm always better off saying I'm happy doing what...

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