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Dusty Baker on advice for millennial buyers

The real estate agent discusses what the term "luxury" means and why young people should invest in something that will retain value...

Nats Journal: Dusty Baker on additions of Daniel Murphy, Ben Revere

About a month ago at the Winter Meetings in Nashville, Dusty Baker was asked what areas of the Nationals roster he thought could be improved. “You’re always in need of left-handed pitching, left-handed hitting, and in need of speed,” he said. Show More Summary

Nats Journal: What do the Nationals have in Wilson Ramos?

Dusty Baker started calling Wilson Ramos “El General” (pronounced “Hen-er-al”) shortly after they met. Ramos doesn’t know why. Catchers are often referred to as field generals, the ones who orchestrate the action by calling pitches, the only ones who see the whole field during every pitch. Show More Summary

Dusty Baker on how ‘luxury’ is overused

The Keller Williams agent from Santa Barbara, California, talks about word choice and advising clients to buy something that will acquire value...

Nats Journal: Under Dusty Baker, Nationals have need for speed

Dusty Baker hasn’t seen all of his Nationals play. He reminds reporters of that when they ask him about roster specifics — can’t say much definitively right now, still too soon. Starting shortstops and leadoff men don’t need to be identified in December, anyway.Read full article >>

Potential Brandon Phillips-Dusty Baker Reunion Would Be Big Benefit for Both

Brandon Phillips might soon be headed to the Washington Nationals. That's good news for Phillips, good news for manager Dusty Baker and quite possibly good news for the Nats themselves. The deal isn't done yet. But on Tuesday, Fox Sports'...Show More Summary

Nats Journal: Nationals officially announce 2016 coaching staff

Dusty Baker’s coaching staff is officially complete, and the Nationals announced the roster Tuesday morning. All but one position — bullpen coach — had been announced previously. That role will be filled by Dan Firova, a longtime coach and manager in the Mexican League, who played in 17 major league games over three seasons.Read full article >>

DC Sports Bog: At least two Nationals players are glad to see Barry Bonds in the division

When Dusty Baker was hired as manager of the Washington Nationals, speculation began instantly about who he’d bring along on his coaching staff. And as a guy who once managed Barry Bonds, a player considered to be one of the best hitters...Show More Summary

Nats Journal: What do the Nationals think of their new manager, Dusty Baker?

Stories are like sentences for Dusty Baker, an indisposable method of communication that punctuates any point he’s making. He should have plenty of stories by now, after spending 19 seasons as a player, 20 as a manager, and decades mingling with a variety of cultural icons.Read full article >>

Nats Journal: Bryce Harper has high praise for both Matt Williams and Dusty Baker

Every Washington Nationals player at Winterfest addressed the media at some point during the weekend, shuffling through questions about their offseasons, injuries and the state of the organization. Some provided news, others laughs, few noteworthy because of their presence alone. Show More Summary

Nats Journal: Dusty Baker addresses last week’s controversial comments

Earlier this week in Nashville, in his first news conference since being introduced as manager of the Washington Nationals, Dusty Baker stumbled into controversy. His well-documented defense of maligned Reds closer Aroldis Chapman —Show More Summary

Boswell: Dusty Baker lets down the Nationals with his words

In baseball few attributes are as hard to acquire, and as essential to defend, as a good reputation. Right now, the Washington Nationals and their new manager Dusty Baker must battle to maintain theirs.Read full article >>

Nats Journal: Amid uproar, Dusty Baker clarifies Aroldis Chapman, domestic violence comments

NASHVILLE — Dusty Baker addressed Winter Meetings media Tuesday, his renowned (and, usually, beloved) candor on display as he joked and opined about a variety of topics. But when he was asked about Reds closer Aroldis Chapman, who is...Show More Summary

Dusty Baker Excuses Racist Comment By Assuring Us It Wasn't Racist

A word to the wise: If you have to clarify that a remark of yours is “not racist,” it’s probably safer to simply steer clear of that comment in its entirety. Case in point: New Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker, who -- when asked...Show More Summary

Dusty Baker Makes Race-Sensitive Comments; Defends Chapman

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Dusty Baker thinks the Washington Nationals need more speed, so he wants more African-American and Latino players on the roster.

New Nats skipper Dusty Baker makes crude race remark

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Dusty Baker also brought up the need for speed on the basepaths, singling out Latins and African-Americans as the best source for speed.

Dusty Baker Comments on Aroldis Chapman and MLB Domestic Violence Policy

New Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker spoke Tuesday about the domestic violence allegations involving star Cincinnati Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman and MLB's policy on the crime. Troy Machir of Sporting News reported what Baker had to say about the 27-year-old southpaw, as transcribed: Oh, he's a heck of a guy. Show More Summary

Dusty Baker Had A Hell Of A Press Conference

2 months agoSports : Deadspin

New Nationals manager Dusty Baker took his turn with the media scrum at the Winter Meetings today, and a Dusty chat session always has the potential to be a weird one. (Remember, this is the guy who once bemoaned getting runners on because they’re “clogging up the bases.”) But this one was a doozy. Read more...

Nats Journal: Bobby Henley returning as third base coach

The Nationals announced Tuesday morning that Bobby Henley will return as third base coach, which means Manager Dusty Baker’s coaching staff is nearing completion. Baker hoped to use Chris Speier as third base coach or bench coach but the final decision was dependent on the rest of the coaching staff. Show More Summary

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