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Sport Report: Nationals extending manager Martinez

05:10  26 september  2020
05:10  26 september  2020 Source:   thescore.com

Nationals place Adam Eaton on 10-day IL with broken finger

  Nationals place Adam Eaton on 10-day IL with broken finger With the Nationals at 18-29 and in no position to defend their 2019 World Series championship, this injury will end the season for Eaton. The 31-year-old batted a career-worst .226/.285/.384 with four home runs and three stolen bases over 176 plate appearances in 2020. It’s now possible Eaton has played his final game as a National, as they’ll have to decide whether to pick up a $10.5M club option or buy him out for $1.5M in the offseason. In the wake of his output this season, it wouldn’t be a surprise to see the Nats move on from Eaton (at least at his current cost) and save $9M.

The Washington Nationals are set to name Chicago Cubs bench coach Dave Martinez their new manager , FanRag Sports’ Jon Heyman reported on Sunday morning. Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post has since confirmed a three-year agreement between the Nationals and Martinez

Washington Nationals manager Davey Martinez was, ahem, not happy about home plate umpire Sam Holbrook’s decision to call Nats shortstop Trea Turner out for runner interference on a pivotal play on the top of the seventh inning Tuesday night. Turner’s squib back toward the mound resulted in Astros

The Washington Nationals are extending skipper Dave Martinez's contract, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports.

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Terms of the deal aren't known yet, but it's a new pact that goes beyond 2021, according to Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports.

Martinez led the Nationals to their first World Series title in franchise history last season.

The 55-year-old manager owns a 198-183 record since joining Washington prior to the 2018 campaign.

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