Scenes From Matt Williams’s First Day And The Nationals’ First Workout

best site So Ill embrace that part of it and say thats okay. Ill run through those scenarios a million times and then meet with [McCatty], meet with Spin and the rest of the staff and well make a plan from there. As the bullpen sessions took place, other groups of pitchers moved from station to station. Field 1 belonged to Mark Weidemaier, the new defensive coach Williams brought with him from Arizona. He talked trash, made off-color jokes and whacked comebackers for pitchers to field. He kind of reminded you of the pitching coach from Rookie Of The Year, max workout played by Daniel Stern . One Nationals player aptly described Weidemaier thusly: Three Red Bulls and 15 F-bombs. By the end of the day, Williams had made a strong Shin Ohtake workouts first impression on his players. I thought it was extremely well-run out there, Strasburg said.

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