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Game 5 of the 1969 World Series: Future manager Davey Johnson flies to left field, Cleon Jones squeezes it an…
Davey Johnson, the winningest manager in history (595-417, .588) on what it’s like to win and lose in New Yor…
Is that Davey Johnson, the future manager? Lots of talent on those Orioles teams from the 1970s.
3 of the last 6 winners of NL Manager of Year Award no longer are managers: Matt Williams (2014), Davey Johnson (2012), Kirk Gibson (2011).
My least favorite manager is Joe Maddon because he hates batting practice. Sorry. I loved Joe Torre and Dav…
1/ What a show on tonight!. 6pm ET Manager Davey Johnson and author on the
my question was. Did Davey Johnson win a World Series trophy.
I always thought Davey Johnson was an inferior manager. Perusing campaign finance records I find he is an...
World Series as a manager but was already in the Davey Johnson had won one World Series as a manager
Today, 1997, Davey Johnson is named AL manager of the year. That same day he resigns due to feud with the owner.
With 52 more losses, Terry Collins will have the most losses of any manager in Mets history. (He's 201 wins behind Davey Johnson.)
First the Nats go after Davey Johnson, now it’s Dusty Baker. They couldn’t find another past-his-prime manager, like Whitey Herzog?
Hey, if they want a manager willing to work short-term and for cheap, I hear Davey Johnson is available!
Davey Johnson was on year-to-year deal with so ownership never been comfortable paying big money to manager.
Davey Johnson wants a manager from his generation 2 shoot the shwith.
Mike Rizzo wouldn't fire Davey Johnson when he was trying to get fired why would he fire his handpicked manager?
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Should be at Citi Field in 2 hrs for my 25th straight Mets home opener. Last one I missed was Davey Johnson's final opener as Mets manager.
Manager Davey Johnson says Bryce Harper has the flu, so Scott Hairston starts in left for vs
Manager Davey Johnson says he doesn't expect the Nationals to make a deal by the trade deadline
Tomorrow on the on we'll talk with at 7:05 am. Then at 8:05 manager Davey Johnson.
| | Davey doesn't expect Nats to make any deals: Manager Davey Johnson said he doesn't...
With pitching coach Steve McCatty in hospital, manager Davey Johnson with the trip to mound to chat with Taylor Jordan, who is up 10-1
Nationals-Mets lineups: Denard Span's new-found aggressiveness: Nationals Manager Davey Johnson joked after...
GM Mike Rizzo says there's "no chance" the team fires manager Davey Johnson during the season.
And Clint Hurdle exits the game, too, joining his former manager Davey Johnson.
Nationals manager davey johnson ejected by hp umpire mike winter (cc) for arguing balls and strikes
News: Nationals manager Davey Johnson has been ejected from Thursday's game.
That's the third time as manager Davey Johnson has been ejected, by the way.
Manager Davey Johnson says he'll probably give Bryce Harper a couple games off after tonight. It will likely begin on Saturday.
Manager Davey Johnson is hopeful that Wilson Ramos will be ready to return to the Nationals by Thursday, July 4th. Ramos was slated to catch 7 innings tonight for Potomac and play 9 tomorrow.
Ross Detwiler stiff lower back, different area than oblique that had him on disabled list earlier. Manager Davey Johnson doesn't know if he'll make next start. If Detwiler can't go, Davey said he'd start Ross Ohlendorf.Â
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Denard Span won't play Game 1 of DH on Sunday. He'll rest sore ankle/foot. Manager Davey Johnson told him he needs him for Game 2.
MLB-Being in second place in the National League East is the least of the concerns for the Washington Nationals. Right now, both their staff ace Stephen Strassburg and their best position player, catcher turned outfielder Bryce Harper, are both on the disabled list manager. Manager Davey Johnson has expressed concerns about the long term health of both players for this season.
Ross Detwiler threw a solid 3 2/3 innings in a rehab outing at high Class-A Potomac on Saturday night. He had no issues with the oblique while throwing 60 pitches in his start. Manager Davey Johnson had said that D...
Manager Davey Johnson says Bryce Harper (knee) is still shooting for Tuesday return, but thinks it's unrealistic.
| | Werth remains out of lineup due to hamstring: Nationals manager Davey Johnson was...
Q: Who succeeded Davey Johnson as Mets manager in the middle of the 1990 season?
Nats manager Davey Johnson on now. Great as always.
Joined now by Davey Johnson, manager of the , on
Coming up on this morning we go in the dugout with manager Davey Johnson at 8:05 am. Spread the word.
Tigers-Nationals postponed by rain: Manager Davey Johnson said left fielder Bryce Harper would not be suspende...
News Alarm: Jayson Werth (RF - Was) Manager Davey Johnson says Jayson Werth (hamstring) would have played today,...
.manager Davey Johnson was at the House GOP's weekly Whip meeting yesterday ^pt cc:
My column on the next commissioner and manager Davey Johnson. Check it out.
From now on I'm calling Davey Johnson (nationals manager) "Professor Farnsworth"
Harry Reid talks baseball with manager Davey Johnson
Come a long way since the annual Rayburn hot dog lunch. Good to see. MT Nats Manager Davey Johnson speaks at GOP Whip meeting.
Another reason to hate the Nats. MT Had fun conversation with manager Davey Johnson.
Manager Davey Johnson talking about leadership and opportunity to GOP Whip Team tonight!
One last thing: Harper's manager Davey Johnson even said "[Hirshbeck] made the right call."
Davey Johnson's wife talks of the promises the Nationals manager kept: The Protector
Former and Current Manager Davey Johnson in the dugout before the start of Sunday's game
manager Davey Johnson took BP today just so he could make sure hitting has't become any more difficult since he played.
Could have written 2,000 more words on manager Davey Johnson. What a remarkable guy.
Orlando native and Nationals manager Davey Johnson looking to end MLB ...: His ballclub had become the epicent...
Washington Nationals pitcher Dan Haren was tiring in the bottom of the 8th inning when Manager Davey Johnson strolled out to the mound, t..
Tuesday's disappointing 8-2 loss to the Miami Marlins and Manager Davey Johnson took a good…
Zimmerman tabbed for some spring DH duty VIERA, Fla. -- Manager Davey Johnson said he's planning to use Ryan Zimmerman as a designated hitter during parts of Spring Training, as the Nationals' third baseman recovers from offseason shoulder surgery. Zimmerman had arthroscopic surgery on his ailing right shoulder, which troubled him for most of 2012, in late October with a timetable of six weeks set for recovery. His batting practice this spring has been limited to the cages and he's only slowly started a throwing... ~SportsMan
Fanny Cration liked Davey Johnson: Henry Rodriguez is my closer: Manager Davey Johnson would not let the question be…
The Sporting News named Nationals Manager Davey Johnson the National League Manager of the Year, an award voted...
Washington Nationals Manager Davey Johnson named National League Manager of the Year! Lets wish him well with that honor as he settles into another job.
Manager Davey Johnson recently told The Washington Post he has a feeling of "unfinished business" and wants to return as manager: "Is there some unfinished business? Yeah, there's some unfinished business. …
Manager Davey Johnson wants to return as manager next season. He is 69 years old.
By Tuesday afternoon, Washington Nationals Manager Davey Johnson felt back to his usual se
I gotta feel sorry for Washington Nationals Manager Davey Johnson...the team had a 6-1 lead early in the game & were still leading in 8th inning 7-5..didn't see how they lost..but I'll bet Davey would have loved having a "Roger McDowell" or "Jesse Orosco" to call upon last night.
Nationals Manager Davey Johnson after crushing loss: “We proved our worth.”
Several hours later and I'm still trying to figure out why Washington Nationals Manager Davey Johnson elected to pitch to the Cardinals Pete Kozma instead of walking him and facing Pitcher Jason Motte...A 6-0 lead squandered, and the Nats were down to one strike from winning when everything blew up. I've said it a dozen times, the concept of relief pitching in baseball has turned the game into a joke. One Pitcher who is usually a head case is trusted to close out a game and although there are a few that get it done consistently. more flat out throw games away...I feel bad for Washington fans. On the other hand you have to tip your hat to the St Louis Cardinals who find a way to win despite losing one fo ten games biggest sluggers...a long time winning Manager (retires) pitching coach (retires) you name it...What a game..
Orioles: The Johnson Curse -- The effect of curses cannot be minimized in Major League Baseball. How long did the Bosox suffer under the Curse of the Bambino? The Cubs still slave under the Curse of the Goat. It is no coincidence that the Orioles suffered 15 straight losing seasons after firing (we know it was a firing, not a resignation) of Manager Davey Johnson. What broke the curse? Davey Johnson managing the Washingtom Nationals into the playoffs, giving Davey that one more playoff berth the Os denied him! Fate is now satisified. The Os can go on with their lives. Do you think that the Os and the Nats being eliminated on the same day, both losing three-out-of-five, is mere coincidence? It helped the Os all year to have Jim Johnson (all those Johnsons are related, y'know) as their closer, although he was responsible for two playoff losses. Perhaps they should have started in game 5 Steve Johnson, Davey's great-grand-nephew, twice removed. [Do they give ALDS MVP awards? If so, I think it sh ...
Stephen Strasburg will not be available for the Washington Nationals postseason run. Manager Davey Johnson confirmed the young fireballer would remain on the bench during an appearance with the Sports Junkies Wednesday morning on 106.7 The Fan.
Crissy Olano liked Adam LaRoche hoping for Tuesday return: Both Manager Davey Johnson and first baseman Adam LaRoche…
Manager Davey Johnson being interviewed by SI's Tom Verducci before game w/
was planning on washouts of all games today, as it would make getting things together for Warriors' Night that much easier. However, fields that are typically closed when they see a cloud coming, are somehow miraculously open for all games today. So, Fred is coordinating appearances at three games AND get ready for tonight. Fred is also betting Nationals' Manager Davey Johnson isn't having a morning like this. Slacker. Still beats sitting in Beltway traffic though. Happy Sunday everybody!
Manager Davey Johnson announces will make his final start for the this season Sept. 12 vs Mets at Citi Field.
Nationals Manager Davey Johnson says Stephen Strasburg will likely miss his final two or three outings, but Mike Rizzo says it’ll still come down to how he looks.
Ron Darling calling his former manager, Davey Johnson's gamesmanship weak! Love it!
The NL Manager of the Year you would think would be Davey Johnson or Dusty Baker right?
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he'll get AL Manager of the Year for sure!! Here's hoping Angelos doesn't give him Davey Johnson treatment!! Pay Buck the bucks!!
The Shark - Roger Bernadina - makes catch of the year perhaps, in recent win over Giants... a good Willie Mays imitation ;-)
Pretty sure a) a National is gonna have to be MVP, and b) Davey Johnson is gonna have to be Manager of the Year. End of story.
Congrats to the Reds winning 6-1. Can I vote Dusty Baker for Manager of the Year ignoring Davey Johnson of the Nationals?
“Though I know Davey Johnson of the Nats will win manager of the year, Buck Sho should be in the running for it as well. Orioles”
Nationals pitchers living up to manager's expectations
Controversial things I believe: Davey Johnson is a better manager than Joe Maddon.
For NL manager of the year... it's a coin toss b/t Davey Johnson of the Nats & Clint Hurdle of the Pirates
Manager(s) of the Year: NL, Davey Johnson, I mean, come on, THE NATIONALS are in 1st.. AL: Robin Ventura! White Sox are for real..
"The boys are in a good mood," Nationals manager Davey Johnson said. "Just like the skipper"
My Favorite Manager: Davey Johnson 1986 and so much more
If Davey Johnson is not Manager OTY, then who is?
No lead is too big for the Manager Davey Johnson says his team will never take their foot off the gas.
can we plz giv Davey Johnson sum credit 4 the Nats success? Best manager in Mets history.
Davey friggin' Johnson! never less than a second place finish... great manager...(from a Mets fan)
Davey Johnson and the Nationals know what they're doing.
Jayson Werth leads off for tonight. Last time he did that: The day before Davey Johnson took over as manager:
Very surprised. But they have some live arms and Davey Johnson is one good manager.
Playoffs getting closer for the Nationals and their surging offense: In his office last night, Manager Davey Johnson shrugged off the...
Bryce Harper / Manager Davey Johnson said Bryce Harper will not be in the Nationals
I have to say this again: Davey Johnson is the best manager in AND history. I love Felipe, but I'll take Davey.
Drew Storen back to handling a big workload - Manager Davey Johnson assumed he would give Drew Storen a day off Mond...
Manager Davey Johnson of the Washington Nationals says that Stephen Strasburg will be shut down after Strasburg pitches 160 innings. Didn't GM Mike Rizzo say that HE was making that call (
Manager Davey Johnson has confirmed that P Stephen Strasburg will be shut down at 160 IP. He has approximately 7 starts left.
Manager Davey Johnson said Jayson Werth, out since May 6 with a broken left wrist, will play two or three more...
News Alarm: Jesus Flores (C - Was) Manager Davey Johnson says he doesn't want to put Jesus Flores back in the lin...
Khabar Network//: Nationals Manager Davey Johnson is in the midst of one of his best seasons
: Ian Desmond-SS : Manager Davey Johnson was unsure if he will be ready for Wednesday.
John Lannan lined up to start Saturday in the Nationals’ doubleheader against the Braves: Manager Davey Johnson ...
News Alarm: John Lannan (P - Was) Manager Davey Johnson says John Lannan will be called up to start Saturday in...
Excellent. Monk out MRT Here's something on Bryce Harper stomping through Fenway: cc
Nats' Harper, Braves' Bourn added to NL roster: Nationals manager Davey Johnson was talking to general manager M...
Terry Collins, Clint Hurdle, and Davey Johnson all share NL Manager of the Year at the midway point. Mets need to be buyers at the deadline.
The youngest pitcher ever to make the all-star game was Dwight Gooden in 1984. His manager, of course, was Davey Johnson.
Bryce Harper is an All-Star. Here's something on MLB's youngest player stomping through the game's oldest park:
(VIDEO) manager Davey Johnson: Staying on top is 'never easy'
Nationals may give Stephen Strasburg, other players IVs to deal with record ...: Manager Davey Johnson likes the...
Johnson: Staying on top is 'never easy': CSNWashington » Nationals' manager Davey Johnson sits d...
Manager Davey Johnson says they're "contemplating IV's today" because of the heat
Yahoo column: Bryce Harper isn't ready to be an All Star and fan vote for last spot would have been cheap way to go:
The Nationals’ next goal: 20 games over .500: Earlier this week, Nationals Manager Davey Johnson revealed one of...
have to say I pretty much agree with this perspective:
Have to respect Davey Johnson for the job he has done managing Long time since he has been a Manager. Team in 1st in NL Est
I would like to say "thanks" to the manager who got us here . . . Davey Johnson.
Davey Johnson has done everything right tonight. He's a *** good manager.
Nats do not quit just like there manager Davey Johnson when he was a player for Balt
Davey Johnson's reaction to Bryce Harper losing the All-Star Final Vote: It's fine with him.
Bryce Harper isn't an All-Star, and Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson is pleased
: Jayson Werth-OF : Manager Davey Johnson said he doesn't anticipate him swinging until after the break.
My wife says I'm to much on the Washington Nationals. I say in twenty years when they are no longer in first place...and they are a bunch of crum bums, I'll quit posting about them. “We’re enjoying sitting where we’re sitting, and it wasn’t easy getting here,” added Manager Davey Johnson. “Now the fun’s going to begin. We’ll see how good we are.”
Bryce Harper was 16 when he made the cover of Sports Illustrated as "Baseball's Chosen One." He was 17 when he was the top pick in the amateur draft. And he was 19 when he made his major league debut with the Washington Nationals. Now, after two months of play, he's measuring up to all the hype.
News Alarm: Tyler Clippard (P - Was) Manager Davey Johnson says Tyler Clippard will remain as closer when Drew St...
Washington Nationals Manager Davey Johnson informed the home plate umpire that he should check Reliever Joel Peralta glove for a substance
News Alarm: Ian Desmond (SS - Was) Manager Davey Johnson is considering giving Ian Desmond 1 or 2 games off with...
Maybe Manager Davey Johnson was on the ganja, when he decided to pitch Brad Lidge? ;-)
: Brad Lidge-P : Manager Davey Johnson said Brad Lidge will be used in a set up role.
Manager Davey Johnson says there is an "outside chance" that outfielder Michael Morse could return from the DL on Fri.
: Michael Morse-OF : Manager Davey Johnson pushing to get him back maybe by Thursday.
Manager Davey Johnson has moved RP Henry Rodriguez out of the closer role, and will use a closer by committee.
My photo in The Washington Post: Manager Davey Johnson signed the rubber chicken.
Are you losing faith in Nationals' closer Henry Rodriguez? Manager Davey Johnson says he isn't.
And the win 8-5, thanks to Manager Davey Johnson has given every chance to prove his mettle, but to no avail
It's to bad it took an injury to Wilson to get the promotion. Nonetheless.this is a great mother's day story. Sandy Leon gets the call to replace Wilson Ramos on the Nationals’ roster By Adam Kilgore The Nationals’ deepest minor league position is catcher, and from their reservoir they chose Sandy Leon to replace Wilson Ramos on the roster after he tore his right ACL and back up Jesus Flores. The Nationals have complete confidence in Leon, 23, when it comes to his defense. Manager Davey Johnson called Leon “an outstanding receiver,” and their scouts have clocked Leon throwing to second base in less than two seconds. “He’s going to impress some people,” shortstop Ian Desmond said. Leon has improved his hitting this season at Harrisburg, too, which helped him get the call over Class AAA Syracuse catchers Carlos Maldonado and Jhonatan Solano, who just returned from an injury. Leon, a career .246 hitter in the minors, has batted .316/.356/.457 this season at Harrisburg. This spring, Leon worked ...
I got my itinerary from the Nationals for Mondays game. I get to the park around 3:00 and get a tour of the park until 4:00 or so. Then it's off to Manager Davey Johnson's meeting for the press. Then I get to stand behind he batting cage and watch the players take BP. Around 6:00, it's up to the press box where I get to meet the Nationals' broadcasters and beat writers and then to my seat in the press box to watch the game. At some point, I'll go down to the field leve and take photographs, and then into the locker room and talk to some of the players. Other than that, no big deal :) Tim, I wish I could take you to this one. It would be a great payback for that first one you took me to as a kid against the Milwaukee Brewers in 1970.
'talent we have in this club house is good enough to win our division,' says Manager Davey Johnson about the in pregame int
The Nationals strike out 11 times, all swinging, in a 3-2 loss in Pittsburgh that leaves Manager Davey Johnson frustrated.
Manager Davey Johnson plans to shift Bryce Harper to right field and use Roger Bernadina and Xavier Nady to fill in while Jayson Werth recovers from wrist surgery.
The Nationals are a talented bunch, but when it comes to getting the most out of that talent, Manager Davey Johnson has the players’ ears — and their respect.
Nationals - Jayson Werth-RF: Updated: Manager Davey Johnson told the Washington Post that Jayson Werth is expect...
Jayson Werth has a broken wrist according to Manager Davey Johnson "he'll be out for a little while"
Harper on... With a 5-4 walkoff win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, thanks to a two-run home run by shortstop Ian Desmond, the Nationals snapped a five-game losing streak on Wednesday. Teenage phenom Bryce Harper helped spark the ninth-inning rally with a leadoff double off the center field wall. Sure, it was the team’s first win in past six games, and only the first time they’ve won with him in the lineup, but based on his contributions on Wednesday alone – two doubles, two runs scored, an all-hustle single and an aggressive slide into home – teammates continue to rave about him. Enough, it seems, can’t be said about what energy a 19-year old has injected into this team and, particularly, its lineup. “Here’s a 19-year-old kid that’s getting the bat out,” Manager Davey Johnson said. “It’s infectious. It hurts you a little bit missing your three and four-hole hitters, because when they start doing it, it kind of flows. But seeing a 19-year-old hitting seventh come along and ...
Entering their eighth season in D.C., expectations are high for the Washington Nationals. Flamethrower Stephen Strasburg was picked by Manager Davey Johnson to start the team's April 5, 2012, opener at the Chicago Cubs.
Manager Davey Johnson enters opening day happy, healthy and living in the moment:
Bernadina's knee looks good, Johnson expects him to be starter in center: Manager Davey Johnson believes Bernadi...
Manager Davey Johnson has announced that the Nationals have placed Michael Morse and Rick Ankiel on the 15-day DL to begin the season.
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Manager Davey Johnson says Ankiel, Morse, Storen and Wang will begin season on DL. (per MASN text).
Xavier Nady may actually make the Nationals' opening day roster: Manager Davey Johnson called Nady “very capable...
Manager Davey Johnson says closer Drew Storen (sore elbow) will start season on the DL.
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