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Jayson Werth thinks Cal Ripken Jr. should be manager

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10:23 AM ET 09.29 | Jayson Werth understands his role with the Washington Nationals. He has opinions, and no matter how much weight they carry inside the clubhouse, they may not matter to the front office. That did not prevent him from expressing one Saturday evening about the most pressing topic of the Nationals' offseason. If Werth could pick the Nationals' next manager, he would start -- no matter if it may seem far-fetched -- with the biggest name possible: Cal Ripken Jr., the baseball legend whom Werth played in the same organization with at the start of his professional career as a Baltimore Orioles farmhand. "He would be my No. 1 choice," Werth said.

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Jayson Werth, Cal Ripken Jr., AP
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September 29, 2013  12:23 PM ET

THe Nats have done the ex-Oriole manager thing twice already. Time to move on.

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September 29, 2013  09:38 PM ET

Cal: "Check's in the mail, Jason."

September 30, 2013  08:52 AM ET

Cal would be too high priced for the Lerner family especially for someone with no previous managing experience.

 
September 30, 2013  09:08 AM ET

The Managerial musical chair thing will probably start in next couple of weeks.

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