A day after his teammate Jordan Zimmermann showed up on the National League Cy Young ballot, Jayson Werth placed 13th in NL Most Valuable Player voting.
At Matt Williams’ introductory press conference at Nationals Park, three Nats players decided to show up to meet their new manager.
Ian Desmond no longer is recognized only in Washington as one of baseball's best shortstops. The rest of the sport clearly recognizes it, too.
Rarely does any manager — let alone a first-time manager with only four years of big-league coaching experience — take over a club with few obvious roster holes and the expectation of immediate su