There are very good arguments to be made on both sides of Jim Riggleman's stunning resignation from the Nationals yesterday. You could say that he's earned a contract extension, and you'd be right. You could say that he signed a contract and he should honor it, and you'd be right.
The Flyers shipped Jeff Carter to Columbus and captain Mike Richards to Los Angeles. Then Jim Riggleman resigned as Nationals manager, just as the Nats are the league's hottest team. All this in the span of about 20 minutes. We're just waiting for the Ravens to ritually slaughter an orphanage, and the day will be…
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