(AP Photo. Manny Acta would find it amusing if he gets canned in NYC sometime over the next three days, considering he'll be hired again in NYC sometime in the Fall.)
"I'm still the manager."
(Manny Acta, via Nationals dot com, 6/16/2009)
Somehow, Manny Survived Monday.
Monday came and went, and apparently Manny Acta is still employed by the Nationals. What happened, Stan?
Said one employee: "It's just disrespectful to leave him twisting in the wind."
Agree. But given the track record, should anyone be surprised?
Meanwhile, SI dot com's Jon Heyman, who yesterday reported that Bobby Valentine is in the mix for consideration as a long-term replacement for Acta after Riggleman serves his time, offered up the following thought via Twitter last night:
heard bosses dont think acta fights enough. well, he'll have fight vs. $200-mil yanks. he may need sweep. and even then ... (Jon Heyman, via Twitter, 6/15/2009)
At least the "bosses" have something in common with most Nationals fans. So, a little fire in the Bronx these next few days could save Manny's job?