The Nationals skipper has a variety of monikers for players, most of them ones he has picked up in his first season in Washington.
The Nationals have four days in between the end of the regular season and Game 1 of the NLDS.
If the Nationals win a game, the coach who brought up the lineup card has to do it again. Matt Williams has the best record.
Williams' mother once quoted a Frost poem, so he wanted to honor her in some way.
Regulars get Wednesday and most will be back in the lineup on Thursday. Williams also pushed the rotation back a day.
Three times over the past two losses, the Nationals have failed to move a runner over from second base.
"You make the promise, you’ve got to live to it," Williams said. "So it will happen somewhere, somehow."
The Phillies defense was playing no-doubles defense with one out but not with two outs.
Matt Williams made a handful of decisions that exposed the roles and quirks of the bullpen.
Nationals Manager Matt Williams switched outfielder Bryce Harper and second baseman Anthony Rendon in the lineup.