Davey Johnson up for 'the challenge'

Updated: April 1, 2013, 4:38 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Davey Johnson is ready to soak it all in during what is supposed to be his final season as manager of the Washington Nationals, saying he'll throw batting practice or even take pregame grounders occasionally.

What he isn't prepared to do is say for certain that he will retire after 2013.

Before Washington's game against the Miami Marlins on Monday, the 70-year-old Johnson was asked whether it would be his final Opening Day in uniform.

"It's my last one ...

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