Terry Francona and.. the Nats

Let’s say, hypothetically, Terry Francona does not return to the Red Sox next season. For whatever reason, be it that the fans clamor for it, Theo just pulls the trigger, or Francona, who seemed like he had enough at his presser, decides it’s time to move on. The Nats have a managerial situation in flux at the moment. While Davey Johnson has done a good job, there are some who doubt his abilities. Davey, meanwhile, has not said whether or not he plans on returning. And if Davey only has one more year in him, the Nats could go after Francona to preempt search next season. What should they do? I’ll give you a few choices beyond yes and no, but I’m not offering the easy answer of “sure if Davey decides to retire now”

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  1. What a regrettable lost opportunity ! 2012, 2013, 2014, and now 2015 and we continue to drift between lazy and inept managers.

    Today we are on the edge of going 9.5 games behind and this happens: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/tantrum-costly-nats-hurler-storen-230241942–mlb.html

    The sad consequence of poor team leadership – Matt Williams has no clue for what makes players tick or fail, he has no feel for when they pitch or when they come out. The consequence is that Storen becomes a psyche case, breaks his hand and becomes worthless to the team and a weight among teammates. No wonder this team is collapsing

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