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Jim Bowden
Jim Bowden

Host of Gametime React on the Fox News Radio network, Jim Bowden is also a baseball analyst for FoxSports.com. While in baseball, Bowden was the senior vice president and general manager for the Cincinnati Reds and the Washington Nationals and was the youngest general manager in history when he was named to the position in 1992. Under his administration, his teams finished in first place f…

Date of Birth: May 18, 1961


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"When the organization signs core players like Brian Schneider, I think it's very important to retain them and not lose them through free agency. To be able to come into Washington and to be able to have the revenue to do some of the things we were not able to do when they were the Montreal Expos is very positive for the franchise." Jim Bowden
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"He wasn't much on the radar screen. He cleared waivers. Twenty-nine teams could've had him for the waiver price and didn't." Jim Bowden
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"He has pitched well in New Orleans. He knows how to pitch a little bit. We don't have a lot of depth. We're already on starting pitcher [No. 7]." Jim Bowden
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"It's a big setback. We were counting on 200 innings from Brian this year. We were hoping those three-hit shutouts he threw in September were going to be thrown in our ballpark." Jim Bowden
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"I'm a big believer in makeup and character and leadership, and Brian's a special person as well as a special player." Jim Bowden
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"It's a setback. We were expecting 200 innings from Brian this year. We were hoping for the three-hit shutout he threw in September [against the Giants] was going to be thrown in our ballpark." Jim Bowden
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"We are pleased to win the case. Mel Southard and Greg Torborg and their staff did a tremendous job during the process. It's a fair and equitable contract for both Alfonso Soriano and the club." Jim Bowden
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"Guzzy's hitting under .200 with September [arriving] on Thursday, ... Vidro's playing on sore quads and is going to have to play hurt the rest of the year. We're not scoring any runs. . . . We need some choices. I need to give Frank some choices. Between trading for him and our call-ups on Thursday, he's going to have some choices, and he's going to have some fresh legs and bodies that may spark the guys they have now, or maybe he gets in and sparks the team that way." Jim Bowden
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"It just a matter of making sure that his arm is OK. If he plays four or five days, having no pain, can play back to back and making the throws hard, we will move him to New Orleans, so long as the weather is warm enough." Jim Bowden
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"We are very pleased to be able to lock up Nick Johnson, who we view as one of the core players who will take the Nationals to the next level. Nick is a complete player both offensively and defensively, and we appreciate his positive influence in the clubhouse. He is the type of player and person that the Washington Nationals are all about." Jim Bowden
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"The doctors gave us the go-ahead to sign the player. They understood that it was a four-year deal with significant money. We wanted clearance and to make sure there wasn't a health risk. I would not have done the deal if the doctors didn't clear it." Jim Bowden
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"I'll make that trade every day of my career. We're a much better baseball team having this problem than not having this problem at all." Jim Bowden
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"We don't have a lot of depth. We're already on starting pitcher, what, 10 or 11? What number is it?" Jim Bowden
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"[Pitching coach] Randy St. Claire and I both think that we would like to start him off in Potomac, have a little success and then we'll move him. Based on the surgery that he had, we are going to bring him along slowly. If he plays well, then we'll move him as soon as his pitching says we should move him." Jim Bowden
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"It was disappointing. We had gotten him through waivers earlier this year, and we were hoping a 6 ERA would get him through a second time, but it didn't happen. So we wish him nothing but the best in Coors Field." Jim Bowden
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"I believe that Dana Brown is one of the best young amateur talent evaluators, especially when it comes to pitching, in Major League Baseball," Jim Bowden
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"At a certain point, we have to walk the talk. How many meetings can you have? This isn't a corporation. This is baseball. I want to see the talking on the field." Jim Bowden
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"Brian continues to be one of the best defensive catchers in the game, shutting the running game down. Offensively, his on-base percentage and slugging percentage continue to improve every single year. His strikeouts continue to be reduced every year." Jim Bowden
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"After studying his four years on the job, I came to the conclusion that Dana is one of the brightest young evaluators in the game," Jim Bowden
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"I couldn't be more pleased to add one of the best young pitching minds in baseball to our coaching staff. John's high energy, passion, temperament and knowledge will provide invaluable resources for all of our pitchers." Jim Bowden
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"Jamey was not going to make this team. And because of how strong our personal feelings were toward Jamey, we felt we owed it to him to make this move prior to the start of camp." Jim Bowden
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