The Nationals traded Nyjer Morgan at the end of Spring Training, and the embattled center fielder left the team on what seem to be bad terms. And since he has been in Milwaukee he's made a few comments that seem to be disparaging to towards the organization and teammates he left behind in Washington.But this most recent one might be the most incriminating yet.â†µ
Nationals Enquirer has some recent quotes from Morgan that certainly feel like a cheap shot at Jim Riggleman.
It starts from having a good skipper. And when you have a good skipper -- and he brings his personality into the locker room that's full of energy and has a great atmosphere -- that's a piece of the puzzle that people don't realize."â†µ
Now to be fair, he didn't say that the clubhouse problems that forced him out of Washington were a result of Jim Riggleman in some way, but he does seem to imply that it's on a manager to make the team dynamic work; so if it didn't work in Washington, it must be on Riggs. Or at least that's how it sounds to everyone reading it in the district this Morning. You stay classy, Nyjer Morgan.â†µ