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Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo presents Bryce Harper his All-Star jersey. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Listen: Mike Rizzo’s Nationals A Good Example For Cubs

When Chicago native Mike Rizzo took over as Washington Nationals general manager in 2009, he knew the team had to get really bad before they could get really good.

670 The Score–07/09/2012

Bryce Harper. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Nationals GM Calls Hamels’ Hit On Harper ‘Gutless, Classless’ Act

With two outs in the first inning of yesterday’s Nationals-Phillies game, Philadelphia pitcher Cole Hamels plunked rookie Bryce Harper in the back with a 93-mph fastball.

670 The Score–05/07/2012

Mark Buehrle delivers the ball against the Toronto Blue Jays at U.S. Cellular Field on September 27, 2011. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Nationals Make Big Push For Buehrle

Mark Buehrle has been tabbed as the Washington Nationals’ top free agent target with general manager Mike Rizzo reportedly visiting the left-hander’s St. Louis home Monday.

11/21/2011

Jim Riggleman. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Riggleman Resigns As Nationals Manager Before White Sox Series

Jim Riggleman abruptly resigned Thursday as Washington Nationals manager, General Manager Mike Rizzo announced after the Nationals beat the Mariners 1-0.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2011

Breathing Room

And one late night later, so many people seem so much more at ease. That’s what a convincing victory will do behind a solid start from a rookie pitcher, when combined with losses by both […]

07/20/2010