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Nationals fire manager Matt Williams

The Washington Nationals fired manager Matt Williams Monday after two seasons as the team’s skipper, multiple sources confirm. Williams was named the NL Manager of the Year after last season, his first as a big-league manager, but the team, thought to be a World Series contender as this season began, was a disappointment.

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