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Nationals Hire Matt Williams As Manager

Posted By Sports Talk Florida News Desk On October 31, 2013 @ 12:12 PM In MLB | No Comments

Matt_Williams_Dbacks_2013 [1]Matt Williams has officially been hired to replace Davey Johnson as Nationals manager, with a press conference scheduled tomorrow.

In announcing the move general manager Mike Rizzo said: “He’s been someone on my radar as a potential manager for years.”

Williams has been serving as Arizona’s third base coach under manager Kirk Gibson, but was the Diamondbacks’ third baseman way back when Rizzo was their scouting director.

Source: Aaron Gleeman [2]


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