The Nationals have been granted permission to talk to Nevin, who managed the Diamondbacks' Class AAA team for two seasons.
The Nationals owners made a statement Wednesday, their first public take on this year's disappointments.
"I don’t know which direction they wanna go. ... But I think I’m probably the most qualified for it."
His lack of experience is an obvious drawback, but his upside might prove too tempting to ignore.
COLUMN | The franchise’s pride and swagger have taken a hit. Now is the time to learn from the disappointment.
Team’s next manager needs to be someone willing to reveal his personality and inspire his players.
Joe Maddon said he believes his bench coach is "definitely ready to manage."
Two names, both with ties to San Diego, have major league managing experience.
Nationals infielder said working his way back from injuries was "brutal," but he won't alter his routine because of them.
Both have enjoyed plenty of success; neither was in a dugout last season.
Pitcher released a statement through his agent thanking D.C. fans for all their support.
A sincere thanks from Chelsea Janes and me for reading all season.
Scherzer wins the weekly award for the second time this season.