The two sides are still working on extension that will keep him in Washington past 2014, according to the report.
Rizzo has taken the Nationals from worst-to-first in his time as General Manager, building them from a joke to a World Series-contender. He has been fortunate enough to draft Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper, two generational talents.
He has done a good job of putting a good team in place around his young building blocks, and the team is the early-favorite to win the World Series this year. With a great pitching staff and line-up, put together by Rizzo, they should be poised to do as such.