The title of the post says it all - Jim Riggleman has resigned as manager of the Washington Nationals. It's not everyday that you see the manager of baseball's hottest team step down, but it has happened. Leading the team to a 16-5 record over the past 21 games, Riggleman was upset that the Nats hadn't picked up his team option for 2012. After giving the team an ultimatum - pick it up or I am gone - he held his end of the threat.
Stay tuned to Capitol Baseball for more as this story unfolds.