Ex-Nats manager Matt Williams reportedly agrees to manage Korean team
Matt Williams has reportedly agreed to manage a team in Korea.
Williams, who last managed the Washington Nationals in 2015, will take on the same role for a club in the Korean Baseball Organization next season, according to a report from Jon Heyman. Williams’ contract will reportedly tie him to the team for three years.
Matt Williams, ex Nats manager, just agreed to a deal to manage in the KBO (Korean Baseball). Said to be 3 year deal.
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) October 15, 2019
Williams went 179-145 as manager of the Nationals over two seasons. In his first year with Washington, he was named National League Manager of the Year.
As a player, Williams was a five-time All-Star, four-time Gold Glove Award winner, and won a World Series with the Arizona Diamondbacks.