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Today in Dusty Baker Knows Everyone: The Oscar winner who used to wash his car

Even the Nationals manager does not know the extent of his network of celebrity connections.

Michael A. Taylor will play against left-handed pitching for now

Dusty Baker will work Taylor and Ben Revere into center field depending on matchups.

Jayson Werth, Anthony Rendon to get Saturday night off in San Diego

Dusty Baker continues to work in days off during a brutal stretch of the Nationals schedule.

Shawn Kelley will serve as closer until Jonathan Papelbon returns

Dusty Baker finally had to reveal his choice for interim closer, and settled on the veteran right-hander.

Dusty Baker 'not crazy about' bullpen by committee in Jonathan Papelbon's absence

Baker would not say who will close until Papelbon returns, but he did seem hopeful to settle on someone to fill in.

Go Dusty, it's your birthday. Fans serenade Nats manager before press conference

Cheers for Dusty Baker have replaced boos for Matt Williams outside Nats' interview room.

Closer Watch Update: WAS

Update: WAS -- Jon Papelbon is headed for the DL with an intercostal strain, leaving closing duties in the hands of righty Shawn Kelley and lefthander Felipe Rivero. While Dusty Baker says he'll play matchups, we expect Kelley to get the lion's share of work here. (6/14/2016)

What will the Nationals do in the ninth inning without Jonathan Papelbon?

Dusty Baker and staff must find a way to plug the ninth with their closer on the disabled list.

Danny Espinosa tells a Dusty Baker critic that Baker has been the difference for Nats

Brian Kenny has gotten on Baker in the past. That made Espinosa's answer particularly tasty.

'Sore' Jonathan Papelbon unavailable Monday night

Why Papelbon wasn't in the bullpen Monday, and what Dusty Baker had to say about his closer before the game.

Dusty Baker on Matt Belisle: 'we gotta make a decision here pretty soon'

The veteran right-hander is still on rehab assignment in Syracuse, but cannot stay there forever.

Anthony Rendon gets Friday off against the Phillies

Dusty Baker adjusted his schedule and lineup to help the Nationals deal with a late arrival Friday morning.

Daniel Murphy will hit DH for James Shields's debut with White Sox

Dusty Baker's lineup includes five left-handed hitters against the White Sox' new right-hander.

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