Matt Williams to manage Washington Nationals

Matt Williams to manage Washington Nationals

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Matt Williams has been hired to replace Davey Johnson as manager of the Washington Nationals, the National League team said Thursday.

MLB: Arizona 3, Washington 2

PHOENIX, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- A.J. Pollock and Martin Prado each had an RBI single during an eighth-inning rally that boosted Arizona to a 3-2 season-finale win over Washington Sunday.

MLB: Washington 3, Atlanta 2

ATLANTA, May 31 (UPI) -- Denard Span had two triples Friday and scored after each of them on a sacrifice fly by Stephen Lombardozzi, bringing Washington a costly 3-2 win over Atlanta.
San Francisco Giants win World Series, Detroit's Cabrera wins Triple Crown

San Francisco Giants win World Series, Detroit's Cabrera wins Triple Crown

The San Francisco Giants made an amazing playoff run to the 2012 World Series title in a year when Miguel Cabrera had an amazing season.
JOHN HENDEL, United Press International

Johnson, Melvin win Manager of the Year

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Washington Nationals skipper Davey Johnson and Oakland Athletics counterpart Bob Melvin Tuesday were named baseball's Managers of the Year.
Johnson will manage Nationals in 2013

Johnson will manage Nationals in 2013

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Davey Johnson agreed to a new contract to manage the Washington Nationals in 2013, the team announced Saturday.
Nationals end ace Strasburg's season

Nationals end ace Strasburg's season

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals pulled the plug on ace Stephen Strasburg's season earlier than expected, the team announced Saturday.

Tampa reliever Peralta ejected from game

WASHINGTON, June 20 (UPI) -- Tampa Bay reliever Joel Peralta was thrown out of a game before his first pitch after the Washington Nationals manager asked for a check on his glove.

MLB: Washington 2, Pittsburgh 1

WASHINGTON, July 1 (UPI) -- Matt Stairs drove in Alex Cora from third with one out in the ninth inning Friday to give the Washington Nationals a 2-1 victory over Pittsburgh.

Nationals tap Davey Johnson as manager

CHICAGO, June 26 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals Sunday named 68-year-old Davey Johnson as the team's manager for the remainder of the 2011 season.
Report: Davey Johnson to manage Nationals

Report: Davey Johnson to manage Nationals

WASHINGTON, June 25 (UPI) -- Davey Johnson, who has managed four major league teams, will take over the Washington Nationals front office sources said.

Dave Johnson to manage Team USA at classic

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Former Major League manager Davey Johnson was named Wednesday to manage the U.S. team at the 2009 World Baseball Classic.
American Olympic baseball team announced

American Olympic baseball team announced

NEW YORK, July 16 (UPI) -- Outfielder Matt LaPorta and pitcher Stephen Strasburg headed a list of 23 players named Wednesday to the United States Olympic baseball team.

U.S. baseball wins 2008 Olympic entry

HAVANA, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. Olympic baseball team has secured a berth in the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing by downing Panama 11-5 in Cuba. Bobby Hill had three hits with an RBI and scored twice for the U.S., which fell behind 1-0 in the first inning, but scored 10 runs over

USA Baseball continues manager search

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- USA Baseball, is slated to compete at the World Baseball Classic next March, is still without a manager.
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Davey Johnson
LAP98102402 - 24 OCTOBER 1998 - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA: Davey Johnson beams after he was announced as the Los Angeles Dodgers new manager, the team's fourth in three years during a news conference, October 23, at Dodgers Stadium. UPI jr/wy/Jim Ruymen

As player

As manager

David Allen "Davey" Johnson (born January 30, 1943 in Orlando, Florida) is the manager of the Washington Nationals, and a retired American Major League Baseball (MLB) player. He was the starting second baseman for the Baltimore Orioles when they won four American League (AL) pennants and two World Series championships between 1965 and 1972. He made four All-Star Game appearances and received the Rawlings Gold Glove Award three times. He also played for the Atlanta Braves (1973–1975), Yomiuri Giants (1975–1976), Philadelphia Phillies (1977–1978) and Chicago Cubs (1978).

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