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  • Nate McLouth talks about leaving the Orioles, joining the Washington Nationals

    Nate McLouth talks about leaving the Orioles, joining the Washington Nationals
    Nate McLouth, who spent two months of the 2012 season and all of last year with the Orioles, signed a two-year deal last week with the Washington Nationals worth a guaranteed $10.75 million with an option for a third year. McLouth will make $5 million...
  • Cal Ripken Jr. talks managing and gives an update on his mother

    Cal Ripken Jr. talks managing and gives an update on his mother
    Cal Ripken Jr., who never got to the point of interviewing for the Washington Nationals' managerial job, reiterated Friday that he isn't lobbying for a position at this time. Speaking at the third annual Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation College Basketball...
  • Knorr is Nats' in-house candidate to replace departing Johnson

    Sometimes, Randy Knorr sits in his room, all alone, and laughs. Late at night, he sits on his balcony overlooking Nationals Park. In the mornings, he leaves his apartment and thinks to himself, "Oh, my God. I get to go to that stadium to work." He works...
  • Nationals GM Rizzo says bench is a likely target for deal

    With Major League Baseball's trade deadline Wednesday at 4 p.m., Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo does not see the next two days as an opportunity to blow up a struggling team or a chance to spark a late-season push. "We're going to...
  • Deal with Nationals makes Soriano top-paid reliever in MLB

    The sting from the wrenching, bitter end of the Washington Nationals' first playoff run might have faded for some by the dead of winter, but not, apparently, for the man at the very top of the organization, not for the 87-year-old real estate tycoon who...
  • No great injustice

    No great injustice
    There are a lot of Orioles fans out there who think the voting members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America were way off base when they named Bob Melvin American League Manager of the Year instead of Buck Showalter. Of course, everybody around...
  • Dan Duquette has fifth highest winning percentage among 2012 GMs

    Dan Duquette has fifth highest winning percentage among 2012 GMs
    When Dan Duquette was hired roughly a year ago as the club’s executive vice president, the Orioles pointed to his impressive track record in the past with the Montreal Expos and Boston Red Sox. He was in charge of some very good teams –...
  • Orioles Dan Duquette shut out in Sporting News Executive of the Year voting

    Orioles Dan Duquette shut out in Sporting News Executive of the Year voting
    Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette, who engineered one of the best turnarounds in baseball this season by taking the long suffering Orioles to the postseason for the first time in 15 years, was surprisingly shut out in the voting for this...
  • Riggleman resigns, shocking Nationals

    Joy swelled through every corner of Nationals Park late Thursday afternoon after a landmark victory by the winningest Washington Nationals team in six years. But before the announced 21,161 could reach the exits, and the players could change into their...
  • 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...
  • Former Oriole Davey Johnson reaches agreement in principle to manage Nats

    Former Oriole Davey Johnson reaches agreement in principle to manage Nats
    Though a deal has yet to be completed, the Washington Nationals expect to name former Orioles manager and player Davey Johnson their next manager within days, front office sources said, a move that would culminate a bizarre saga with one of this...
  • Johnson agrees to manage Nationals

    Davey Johnson, a former Orioles manager and player, will become the next manager of the Washington Nationals and will manage them at least through the 2011 season, general manager Mike Rizzo said on the national broadcast of Saturday's game against the...