Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:51:39 -0700
Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond will play one game of the team's doubleheader Saturday, June 28. Desmond will have plenty of time to rest the rest of the weekend, according to manager Matt Williams.
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:52:14 -0700
Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams was ejected for the first time with the team after arguing balls and strikes in a game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, June 23.
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:32:34 -0700
Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams said there is a plan in place that will have players being moved around based on rest and matchups when OF Bryce Harper (thumb) returns from the disabled list.
Fantasy Tip: What does this exactly mean? We can't be totally sure until we see the plan in action, but perhaps it means that Williams plans to rest Harper frequently, at least initially upon his return. Ryan Zimmerman likely will be moved around from left field, third base and first base.
Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:34:46 -0700
Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams was signed to a two-year deal that includes options for two years, according to multiple people familiar with the deal. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Thu, 31 Oct 2013 09:30:53 -0700
The Washington Nationals officially hired former 3B Matt Williams as their next manager Thursday, Oct. 31. It will be Williams' first go as a major league manager. He has served as the third base coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks for the last three years.
Thu, 31 Oct 2013 08:03:20 -0700
The Washington Nationals officially named Matt Williams their new manager.
Fri, 25 Oct 2013 06:17:30 -0700
The Washington Nationals plan to hire Arizona Diamondbacks third base coach Matt Williams as their new manager. They also hope to keep Randy Knorr as their bench coach.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 22:00:43 -0700
According to sources, the Washington Nationals have interviewed Arizona Diamondbacks third base coach Matt Williams for their managerial vacancy recently.
Thu, 03 Oct 2013 21:09:36 -0700
The Washington Nationals have not asked permission to talk with Arizona Diamondbacks third base coach Matt Williams or San Diego Padres special assistant Brad Ausmus at this point for their vacant managerial position.
Mon, 09 Sep 2013 00:23:14 -0700
Although a number of Arizona Diamondbacks players have expressed frustration with manager Kirk Gibson and how often he changes lineups, the team has no intention of changing managers. Speculation is players relate more to third-base coach Matt Williams, who himself could leave for an open job after this season.