Dusty Baker will officially be introduced as the Nationals' sixth manager later this morning, at which point he and GM Mike Rizzo will face a whole lot of questions about the organization.
Dusty Baker's new staff will include a well-respected, experienced pitching coach: Mike Maddux, who the Nationals hired Tuesday night after spending the last seven seasons with the Rangers.
After the Nationals hired Dusty Baker to be their new manager through a complicated process that has all of us still scratching our heads, we at CSN decided to run a full 30-minute special to break it all down.
Mets general manager Sandy Alderson collapsed briefly while talking with reporters during a news conference to announce an extension for manager Terry Collins but was able to walk away.
New York columnist Ken Davidoff, for example, thinks the Nats decision to hire Dusty Baker is so miscalculated it could in turn help out the Mets in the NL East.