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Nationals Dave Martinez finally gets a chance to manage MLB All-Stars

Traditionally, the managers of the most recent teams in baseball's World Series get to lead the coaching staff in the following year's MLB All-Star game. However, after winning the 2019 World Series, Nationals manager Dave Martinez never got that chance. The COVID-19 pandemic wiped out a majority of the 2020...
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Nationals make big decision regarding Dave Martinez

The Washington Nationals are well out of contention for 2022, but their faith in their current management appears to be unshaken. The Nationals announced Saturday that they have picked up the 2023 contract option on manager Dave Martinez. General manager Mike Rizzo will also be retained for 2023. Both were essentially lame ducks, with the team holding club options on their respective contracts for next season.
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Nationals exercise 2023 options on Dave Martinez, Mike Rizzo

The Nationals announced that they have exercised the 2023 contract options of both president of baseball operations Mike Rizzo and manager Dave Martinez. This concludes a bit of drama that has been surrounding the team in recent months. It was reported in May that both Rizzo and Martinez were in the final guaranteed years of their respective deals. Given that the club was mired in a roster teardown and that the Lerner family was exploring a possible sale of the club, it was certainly noteworthy that the team’s manager and primary front office member were both in lame duck status.
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