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MLB's Dusty Baker -- Dances with 107-Year-old Legend ... At Nats Game

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Virginia McLaurin can't be stopped!! The 107-year-old -- who famously danced with President Obama AND the Globetrotters -- hit up the Washington Nationals game Thursday night and busted out some moves with manager Dusty Baker!  Virginia was…

Bryce Harper gets 'mental day off' for series finale vs. Mets

Nats Manager Dusty Baker told the slumping MVP: 'Don't do nothing. Just concentrate. Watch the game.'

Ben Revere - yes, Ben Revere - hit a home run

Dusty Baker: "I'm just hoping he doesn't get that dreadful disease of home-run-itis. So just get back to yourself Ben."

Wilson Ramos staying focused despite death of grandfather, looming free agency

"I’m really surprised how he’s been better because I know he’s been hurting after the death of his grandpa," Dusty Baker said.

On baseball: When it comes to his lineups, Dusty Baker remains old school

Sabermetrics dismisses old-fashioned thinking about lineup construction. The Nationals’ manager doesn’t care.

What does Dusty Baker think about an automatic intentional walk rule?

MLB may institute rule changes regarding walks and the strike zone to increase pace of play. The Nationals manager had thought about that.

Regulars rest as Nationals take on Jose Fernandez

Several starters will sit Saturday night as Dusty Baker sends a new-look lineup against the Marlins ace, and tries to combat road trip fatigue.

Dusty Baker sees 'renewed life' in Jayson Werth, the Nationals' oldest player

The Nationals left fielder is looking more comfortable in the field, and his move to the top of the order seems to have sparked him at the plate.

Jayson Werth, Dusty Baker talk offensive struggles, lineup changes and slumps

The Nationals manger mixed up the batting order ahead of the Mets series, moving Werth to the two-spot.

Nationals lineup vs. Mets' Bartolo Colon

Dusty Baker is using his tweaked lineup again: Jayson Werth hitting second and Anthony Rendon at sixth.

Dusty Baker is making the right calls for Nationals, on and off the field

Long known more for his people skills, Washington’s manager is gaining his players’ support for his tactical decisions as well

Why Dusty Baker moved Ryan Zimmerman out of the cleanup spot

Daniel Murphy will bat behind Bryce Harper when Washington faces former Nationals ace Jordan Zimmermann on Wednesday.

Nats manager Dusty Baker says he may have to ‘spank’ Bryce Harper

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

A fine from MLB might not be Bryce Harper’s worst punishment if he acts out again.

Is Nationals' Surprising Rotation Dominance the Real Deal?

When asked about Joe Ross’ dominance this season, Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker elected to offer a simple explanation. “He’s good,” he said of the Washington starting pitcher. “It’s simple as that. He works the strike zone. Show More Summary

Dusty Baker Comments on Bryce Harper After Star Apparently Curses at Umpire

Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker is a fan of Bryce Harper. And, apparently, corporal punishment. "Will I have to spank him sometimes? Maybe," Baker said of his star outfielder Tuesday, a day after Harper was ejected from a 5-4...Show More Summary

MLB reviewing Bryce Harper's ejection, yelling at umpire

"Probably what he did and said was wrong. But, I mean, how many people say and do wrong things every day?" wondered Dusty Baker.

Dusty Baker Comments on Potentially Changing Lineup After Bryce Harper's 6 Walks

Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker doesn't plan to change his lineup after reigning National League MVP Bryce Harper reached base seven times without recording a single hit on Sunday. “I thought about it hard and long, but a few days doesn’t merit you switching it up,” Baker said, per Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post. Show More Summary

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