PHOENIX -- It's been nearly seven years since Major League Baseball brought the sport back to Washington, and the road has featured plenty of bumps along the way.
But as the Nationals begin to see positive results on the field and throughout their farm system, the franchise is beginning to receive positive reviews from the man who orchestrated its relocation from Montreal.
"That took a long time, and I think the Washington situation is working out well, I really do," MLB commissioner Bud Selig said today. "I'm glad that all happened. It took a long time. We went through a lot. It seems like every year or two you have some thing that you wished for, but it worked out well. It's working out well."
During his annual All-Star break Q&A session with members of the Baseball Writers Association of America, Selig was asked what lessons he learned from the long process that brought baseball back to the