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Bobby Williams, who was dismissed as the Nationals’ farm director two weeks ago, told the organization on Friday that he will stay on as a coach in Viera, Fla.
It’s not known what his duties as a coach will be. Williams nor general manager Mike Rizzo were available for comment.
The Nationals have dismissed Bobby Williams, who was the director of player development, and Minor League hitting coordinator Ralph Dickenson.
The team did not give a reason as to why Williams and Dickenson were let go. Both Williams and Dickerson were hired by former general manager Jim Bowden.
Williams, who is the son of former NBA general manager Pat Williams, was in his third season at his job. He also managed for Class A Vermont and Savannah.
Dickenson was in his third season as the team’s hitting coordinator. He also was in his 33rd season as a coach or instructor in the pro and collegiate levels.
Williams and Dickerson were not available for comment.
The Nationals are expected to make more changes in the coming weeks.