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Latest Jim Bowden Items
Even in defeat, the Washington Nationals lately had been trying to tout more positives than negatives. General manager Jim Bowden even went so far yesterday afternoon to insist his team is in a pennant race despite its last-place standing, the 6½ games it trailed division-leading Florida and the four games standing between it and the fourth-place New York Mets.
Jim Bowden stood behind the bullpen mounds at the Washington Nationals' training facility this sprin
Jim Bowden stood behind the bullpen mounds at the Washington Nationals' training facility this spring and looked across a row of talented young pitchers warming up over the course of an hour.
JUPITER, Fla. — Washington Nationals general manager Jim Bowden said yesterday the team is "not close to a deal right now" to move a player out of its crowded middle infield.
VIERA, Fla. — Shawn Hill was back at Washington Nationals camp yesterday morning with some good news, some bad news and then some encouraging news about his ailing right forearm.
When general manager Jim Bowden strutted Thursday over the signing of pitching prospect Jack McGeary — it was worth strutting over, too, a real coup for the Washington Nationals — he was in such a good mood that he predicted manager Manny Acta would be named National League Manager of the Year.
It's one thing to talk a good game. It's quite another to back words up with action.
Back in the National League and reunited with general manager Jim Bowden and some former Cincinnati Reds teammates, newly acquired slugger Wily Mo Pena yesterday acted like someone who was just glad to be here. Which, in fact, he was.
Jim Bowden insists it was never his intention to turn the Washington Nationals into the Cincinnati Reds of the East. He never planned to trade for Austin Kearns and Felipe Lopez. He didn't plan to sign Dmitri Young. And he didn't expect to complete a trade for Wily Mo Pena yesterday.
Anyone who watched Nick Johnson struggle to try to get himself back into baseball shape over the last few months knew there was no chance he would return to play for the Washington Nationals this season.