Don Mattingly still wants to return to the Dodgers, his agent said, but if not he would consider an overture from the Nationals.
Blue Jays bench coach DeMarlo Hale, a longtime coach and minor league manager, interviewed for the Nats' managerial opening.
Cal Ripken and Dusty Baker do not appear to be candidates, and a look at how Jim Leyland's departure in Detroit could affect the Nationals.
Randy Knorr, considered the top in-house candidate to replace Davey Johnson, interviewed with the Nationals late last week.
Matt Williams became the second external candidate known to have interviewed to become the Nationals' next manager.
The Nationals will consider longtime catcher Brad Ausmus for their managerial vacancy.
The Nationals have kept any details about their search to replace Manager Davey Johnson quiet.
Dusty Baker's agent called Mike Rizzo to inform the Nationals that he's interested in replacing Davey Johnson.
Randy Knorr will speak with Mike Rizzo about the Nationals' managerial opening soon, but the search has not formally moved along yet.
After a career defined by his intensity, the Diamondbacks assistant has become a managerial candidate by softening his edge and communicating with players.