I appears that Jimmy has stepped aside. Here’s the scoop, via MLB Rumors…
According to Chico Harlan of the Washington Post, Nationals GM Jim Bowden has resigned.
ESPN.com has more, including quotes from Bowden. Most notably, Bowden says, “I’ve become a distraction,” and, “my ability to properly represent the Washington Nationals has been compromised.”
Finally, Bill Ladson of MLB.com captures a classic quote from the GM: “I have become a distraction. Unless you are Manny Ramirez, there is no place for distraction in baseball.”