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Nationals fire Matt Williams, coaching staff

In describing what he will look for in a manager to replace Matt Williams, Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo might have been pointing out exactly what he felt went wrong with the man he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-10-05/nationals-fire-matt-will
Nationals hire Dusty Baker as manager

...the sport called "encouraging."The Nationals announced Baker's hiring on Tuesday, nearly a month after firing Matt Williams when the club missed the playoffs.With Baker joining the Nationals, baseball avoids what would have been its first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-11-03/nationals-hire-dusty-bak
Rookie Wisler, Braves end drought against Nationals

...and scored from second on Wisler's dribbler through the hole into right field.HUSTLE FOR HARPERNationals manager Matt Williams said before the game he spoke with OF Bryce Harper about not running hard to first base on a fly ball in Tuesday night's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-02/rookie-wisler-braves-end
Washington top Atlanta in 11 innings for its fifth win in a row

...manager Fredi Gonzalez said.TRAINER'S ROOMNationals: 1B Ryan Zimmerman has custom-made orthotics, and manager Matt Williams said he took a "brisk" 15-minute walk on the treadmill yesterday. But the manager said Wednesday that there's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-24/washington-top-atlanta-1
All-Area Boys Soccer Team

...F Mekhi Honore; Sr. M Daniel Dickerson, Sr. D Trevor Wright; Grovetown: Maddox Burdeshaw, Edgar Simmons, Matt Williams; Hephzibah: Sr. GK Brandon Ruperto, Sr. F D'Angelo Stokes; Lakeside: Soph. M Austin Grubbs, Jr. M AR Daoudi...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-06-09/all-area-boys-soccer-
Washington Nationals draft former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera's son

...Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference's Pitcher of the Year."I just think it's fantastic," Nationals manager Matt Williams said before his team faced the Yankees in the Bronx on Tuesday night. "I know there's a proud papa, for sure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-09/washington-nationals-dra
Maker of iconic Louisville Slugger bats selling brand to Wilson Sporting Goods for $70 million

...excitement of signing your first pro contract was getting a bat deal with Louisville Slugger."Former All-Star player Matt Williams, who now manages the Washington Nationals, said Louisville Slugger bats were popular among players of his generation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-23/maker-iconic-louisville-sl
Cubs, rooftop owners battle in court over Wrigley renovation

...the Opening Day starter instead of Stephen Strasburg, who has made the previous three Opening Day starts.Manager Matt Williams made the announcement before Monday's game against the New York Yankees. METS: Bartolo Colon has been picked to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-23/cubs-rooftop-owners-batt
Alex Rodriguez hits first homer since returning from year-long suspension

...will miss his scheduled spring training start against the New York Mets today because of an ingrown toenail.Manager Matt Williams said Strasburg is "a little bit sore moving around, running around. ... He's perfectly fine, but he had an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-11/alex-rodriguez-hits-firs
Washington's Span' likely out 4-6 weeks after surgery

...Denard Span had surgery to repair a right core muscle injury and will miss the Nationals' opener in April.Manager Matt Williams said Monday the projected time for Span's return is uncertain and added "you're looking at four-to-six weeks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-09/washingtons-span-likely-