Randy Knorr/Matt Williams Top Two Candidates To Replace Johnson

Randy KnorrMatt Williams is still considered the leading candidate to take over for Davey Johnson as Nationals manager, if the team hires from outside the organization.

But will the Nationals look outside?

It’s no longer a given that they will, and people who speak regularly with Nationals management now believe bench coach Randy Knorr also has a strong chance to get the job. Knorr is said to have strong support within the organization, and a few Nationals players have also spoke out recently suggesting they’d like to see him get the job.

Source: Danny Knobler, CBS Sports