Friday, June 24, 2011

Riggs Linkage

It's the morning after. And what we have on our hands is a classic case of he said/she said between our GM and our former-Manager. Personally, I am still trying to digest all the information out there as it comes out before I throw out more than my two cents. So, for now I'll post some of the best and most thought-provoking words from your National Media and blogs; where the consensus is that both players are at fault in some way or another. Here is your Riggs Linkage:

Jim Riggleman Will Never Manage Again by David Schoenfield of's SweetSpot Network

Plenty of Options for Nats to Consider by Jim Bowden of

Riggleman Trades Nats by Can't Stop The Bleeding

Jim Riggleman Leaves Behind Promising Nats by Rob Neyer of SB Nation

The Nationals After Jim Riggleman by Grant Brisbee of SB Nation

Hard to Defend Riggleman's Choice by Ken Rosenthal of

I Quit! by Kevin Kaduk of Big League Stew on Yahoo Sports

Riggleman Shocker by Scott Miller of

Riggleman Decision Shortsighted by Joe Lemire of

Riggleman Was Pushed One Too Many Times by Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports

Riggleman Proves He Wasn't Right Man for the Job by Thomas Boswell of the Washington Post

Riggleman Marks Resignation With A Drink by Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post

VIDEO - MLBNetwork Crew Reacts to Riggleman by MLBNetwork

There are also a ton of Nats-specific Blogs that I chose not to link here, needless to say that their coverage is also excellent and must-read. You can find links to several of our favorites over on the right-hand side of the screen.

There is definitely not a shortage of words on this subject - stayed tuned to Capitol Baseball for all the latest!

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