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The NL results of the 21st-annual Internet Baseball Awards are in, and the winners include a few of the season's best stories.

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Ben and Sam discuss sabermetric managerial favorite Davey Johnson's impact on the Nationals, whether certain managers can make their players play better, and what the ideal relationship between a GM and manager might be.

Ben and Sam discuss sabermetric managerial favorite Davey Johnson's impact on the Nationals, whether certain managers can make their players play better, and what the ideal relationship between a GM and manager might be.

Episode 31: "Davey Johnson, How Much Managers Matter, and the Ideal GM-Manager Relationship"

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The Rays reliever is caught with something extra in his glove.

Joel Peralta entered tonight’s Rays-Nationals game with his usual assignment: Get the next three outs, keep the lead, and hand the ball over to Fernando Rodney. After Peralta finished warming up, the umpires would swarm the mound with a request to see his glove. Peralta complied, and would shortly thereafter head to the clubhouse gloveless and ejected, but not before tugging at his cap while facing the Nationals bench. The umpires had found what they deemed to be a significant amount of pine tar on Peralta’s glove.

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Who are some of the top one-year wonders in baseball history?



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If history is any guide, the Nationals have little to fear from newly-minted manager Davey Johnson.

When filmmaker Guillermo del Toro is creating a monster for a movie, he follows a four-step process. First, he focuses on the silhouette—the broad, basic shape that imparts general information about the creature. From there, del Toro works on the creature’s movement, then its color, and finally the rest of the details necessary to flesh out a convincing creation. Building an analysis of a baseball skipper can follow the same sequence of steps, and with Davey Johnson hired over the weekend as the Nationals’ new pilot, the time is ripe to discover whether Washington has a managerial monster at the helm.

The Silhouette

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NL East | NL Central | NL West

Welcome to Baseball Prospectus' predictions for 1999. We'll go division by division and each of our staff members will tell you what they think about the races. Remember, there's a reason we don't print this stuff in the book; there is no good way we know of to predict what a team will do before the season begins. Consider these teamwide WFGs, take them with a grain of salt, and enjoy.

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