Martinez has served as Joe Maddon's bench coach in Chicago and Tampa Bay (2008-14) for a decade but has never been a manager. Ex-Red Sox manager John Farrell also interviewed.
The 53-year-old Martinez doesn't have any managerial experience, and therefore represents a stark departure from Baker, who was the winningest active manager when his Nationals' tenure ended.
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That hard-nosed policy came back to haunt the Nationals two years ago when they initially selected Bud Black as their manager but saw negotiations break down and the veteran skipper walk away.
In a conference call earlier in October, Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo called Baker "a Hall of Fame-type manager", but said that the expectations of the team had grown along with their success. The two were together with the Cubs for the past three seasons, including that team's 2016 World Series championship.
An apprenticeship under Joe Maddon is a legitimate strength on a managerial resumé, and there's no particular reason this won't work.
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I would also like to apologise to the Dodgers organisation, the Astros , Major League Baseball and to all fans across the game". Then in the dugout after the home run, Gurriel stretched his eyes in a mocking manner and called Darvish a slur.
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Martinez has agreed to a three-year deal with an option, the source told ESPN, confirming a report by The Washington Post. The Astros and Dodgers - both of whom have young managers similar to Martinez - play Game 5 of the World Series Sunday before an off-day Monday. Following the 2014 season, he interviewed to be Washington's skipper, but the job ultimately went to first-time manager Matt Williams.
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