“We have a good team and we have a great manager,” Gorzelanny said. “I mean, with his record … he knows how to handle a team. We’re excited that he’s here and we’re proud that we got the first one for him.”
Johnson was equally excited to get his first win, calling it one of his all-time favorite moments in the D.C. area.
“The first one, [after] 11 years in the big leagues … to get that win here in front of the home crowd, it was special,” he said.
Notes: Michael Morse’s error in the third inning was his first in over six years. His last error came on August 15, 2005 as a shortstop for the Seattle Mariners. … When asked about his Achilles injury, Laynce Nix said that it’s “a little tender at times” but that he’s on a day-to-day basis. … Davey Johnson continues to change things up at Nationals Park, opting to hold his postgame press conference in his office rather than the formal interview room because he’s more comfortable there.
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