Johnson doesn't act like league's oldest manager

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VIERA, Fla. (AP) -- Washington's Davey Johnson sure doesn't act like the oldest manager in the major leagues this season.

Nationals outfielder Michael Morse says Johnson is in the weight room every morning, every day. Morse says Johnson is in shape and hopes he "can have half of his energy when I'm that old. . He knows more about electronics than I do, which is awesome."

The 69-year-old Johnson doesn't see himself as old, just more experienced. After taking over for Jim Riggleman midway through last season, he is entering his 16th year as a manager -- and running his first spring training since 2000, when he was with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Johnson's communication skills have been a hit with Nationals players.