KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Jim Riggleman was "disappointed" and "surprised" by comments made yesterday by Nyjer Morgan, who said he expects to be let go by the organization before Opening Day.
"I'm disappointed," Riggleman said before today's game against the Astros. "But I understand where it's coming from."
Morgan told MLB.com he understands he's likely lost his starting job to Rick Ankiel and doesn't believe he'll remain with the Nationals much longer.
Riggleman insisted today the club hasn't yet determined Morgan's fate, whether he'll start in center field, come off the bench, be optioned to Class AAA Syracuse or be released altogether.
Story with Riggleman's full quotes on CSNwashington.com