Report: Davey Johnson and Nationals agree to new deal

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Saturday November 10th, 2012

Davey Johnson Davey Johnson will return as the Nationals' manager for one more year.

Nationals manager Davey Johnson has worked out a new contract with the Nationals, reports Jon Heyman of CBSsports.com. Johnson was signed for 2013 and 2014 as a consultant; after the new contract is finalized, he will enter his second full season with the team as manager.

Johnson led the Nationals to a 98-win season and the NL East title, and he is favored to win NL Manager-of-the-Year. The 69-year-old manager boasts a 1,286-995 career record.

Johnson cited "unfinished business" expects to retire
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