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Washington Nationals to Fire Manny Acta, About a Year Too Late

Published by on June 13, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Washington Nationals are going to fire their manager Manny Acta. Acta, in his second season with Washington, led the Nationals to 101 losses, and has the Nationals off to a shameful start this season.

According to Rosenthal, Acta could be fired as early as Monday.

Acta was hired by the Nationals on November 14, 2006, in his first major league managerial stint, replacing Frank Robinson. He did a passable job in 2007, leading the Nationals to a 73-89 record, and a fourth place finish, a step down from their 81-81 record of 2006.

Then, in 2008, Acta led Washington to an absolutely abysmal season.

The Nationals finished 59-102 with a .366 winning perce...

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